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Wondering what laws have passed so far this session?

Click here to view a list of the 2017-2018 Session Laws.

If you have questions about how to locate session laws or any other legislative information...  please don't hesitate to come by, email us or give us a call.

When is the 2017 Bill Crossover Deadline?
Click here to view the 2017 House and Senate Bill Filing Deadlines - including the Crossover Deadline.  Any questions… call the Legislative Library at 733-9390.
Curious about the 2017 NCGA Committees?
Click here or use the link below to go to the NCGA Committees page where you can find committees by name, browse committees by type and sign up to receive committee meeting notices via email. Any questions… call the Legislative Library at 733-9390.

Online Statutes Updated!

The Statutes on the North Carolina General Assembly website have been updated to reflect changes made in the 2016 Regular Session. The changes do not include the 4th Special Session held in December 2016.

The changes from all Sessions are listed in the NC Statutes and Session Laws affected by ratified bills documents.

Have a question about the Statutes? Need legislative research help?   That’s why we’re here!  Give us a call at 733-9390.
Library Holiday Hours!

We’ll be closed for the holidays on Friday, December 23rd, Monday - Tuesday, December 26th -27th and again on Monday, January 2nd.  Any questions… please call 919-733-9390 for more information.   Happy New Year!

New Laws in Effect December 1st!
Click here to check out the public law provisions enacted during the 2015-2016 session with an effective date of December 1, 2016.

Any questions?  Contact a member of the Legislative Library staff at (919) 733-9390.
Happy Thanksgiving from the NC Legislative Library!

The library will be closed on Thursday and Friday this week, but we’ll reopen at 8:00am Monday, November 28th.  Have a happy, safe Thanksgiving!
Saturday, November 19th - Celebrate American Indian History and Culture at the NC Museum of History!
21st Annual American Indian Heritage Celebration 
Saturday, Nov. 19
11am – 4pm
Free Admission

Come to the 21st Annual American Indian Heritage Celebration at the N.C. Museum of History for the state’s signature event for recognizing National American Indian Heritage Month.
This festive and educational event for all ages will take place Saturday, Nov. 19, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Raleigh.
Members of all eight state-recognized tribes will share their history and culture during this popular festival, named a “Top 20 Event” in 2016 by the Southeast Tourism Society. Admission is free.
Read all about it!

Newspapers.  We have many newspapers in print format available in the library including the N&O, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, all of which are delivered daily.  We also subscribe to North Carolina's larger town newspapers. These papers are mailed to us via "snail mail."  This means that they run as much as a week behind.  Click here for our current newspapers.

Don't forget that we also have access to many local state and national newspapers online via NewsLink, NCLIVE, which is a collection of databases we get through the State Library, and Westlaw.  We also have a webpage devoted to news.  If you have any questions about the library's newspaper holdings or if you need help locating or accessing an article...please don't hesitate to come by or give us a call.

Now Available...2016 Summaries!
The Legislative Analysis Division's 2016 Summaries of Substantive Ratified Legislation is now available on the NCGA website.  Click here to view summaries of all substantive public law provisions and certain local legislation having general import from the 2016 Regular Session.

You may also access the Summaries from the Legislative Publications link on the Library webpage.

Have questions about the 2016 Summaries? Please don't hesitate to come by, email us or give us a call.  We’re here to help you!
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