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2013 North Carolina Key Votes

Date State Bill No. Bill Title Outcome
July 25, 2013 NC SB 353 Authorizes Regulations for Abortion Services Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate (32 - 13)
July 25, 2013 NC HB 589 Amends Voter Registration Laws Concurrence Vote Passed - House (73 - 41)
July 25, 2013 NC HB 938 Amends Wetland Permit Laws Bill Passed - Senate (27 - 15)
July 25, 2013 NC HB 589 Amends Voter Registration Laws Bill Passed - Senate (33 - 14)
July 24, 2013 NC SB 402 2013-2015 Supplemental Budget Conference Report Adopted - House (65 - 53)
July 24, 2013 NC HB 392 Authorizes Drug Testing for Work First Program Applicants Conference Report Adopted - House (92 - 21)
July 24, 2013 NC SB 402 2013-2015 Supplemental Budget Conference Report Adopted - Senate (32 - 17)
July 24, 2013 NC HB 522 Prohibits the Application of Foreign Laws Concurrence Vote Passed - House (75 - 37)
July 23, 2013 NC SB 76 Amends Hydraulic Fracturing Requirements and Authorizes Off-Shore Drilling Conference Report Adopted - Senate (37 - 11)
July 23, 2013 NC SB 337 Establishes the North Carolina Charter School Advisory Board Conference Report Adopted - Senate (37 - 11)
July 23, 2013 NC HB 937 Amends Firearm Laws Conference Report Adopted - Senate (32 - 14)
July 23, 2013 NC HB 937 Amends Firearm Laws Conference Report Adopted - House (73 - 41)
July 23, 2013 NC SB 337 Establishes the North Carolina Charter School Advisory Board Conference Report Adopted - House (88 - 22)
July 22, 2013 NC SB 76 Amends Hydraulic Fracturing Requirements and Authorizes Off-Shore Drilling Conference Report Adopted - House (70 - 40)
July 18, 2013 NC SB 81 Establishes the Charlotte International Airport Authority Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate (26 - 14)
July 16, 2013 NC HB 250 Amends Charter School Laws Conference Report Adopted - Senate (40 - 9)
July 16, 2013 NC HB 250 Amends Charter School Laws Conference Report Adopted - House (68 - 47)
July 16, 2013 NC SB 81 Establishes the Charlotte International Airport Authority Bill Passed - House (75 - 39)
July 11, 2013 NC SB 353 Authorizes Regulations for Abortion Services Bill Passed - House (74 - 41)
July 3, 2013 NC HB 695 Amends Abortion Requirements Bill Passed - Senate (29 - 12)
July 2, 2013 NC SB 132 Requires Certain Reproductive Health and Safety Education for Schools Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate (32 - 12)
June 27, 2013 NC SB 132 Requires Certain Reproductive Health and Safety Education for Schools Bill Passed - House (69 - 42)
June 12, 2013 NC SB 306 Repeals the Racial Justice Act Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate (33 - 16)
June 5, 2013 NC SB 306 Repeals the Racial Justice Act Bill Passed - House (77 - 39)
May 16, 2013 NC HB 730 Amends Abortion Laws Bill Passed - House (73 - 39)
May 13, 2013 NC HB 628 Requires Promotion of State Lumber in Building Projects Bill Passed - House (70 - 43)
May 8, 2013 NC HB 101 Repeals the Estate Tax Bill Passed - House (82 - 37)
May 8, 2013 NC HB 9 Establishes Term Limits for House Speaker and Senate President Pro Tempore Amendment Adopted - House (85 - 34)
May 7, 2013 NC HB 610 Expands the Sale of Alcohol in Seating Areas of Certain Stadiums and Ballparks Bill Passed - House (73 - 45)
May 7, 2013 NC SB 337 Establishes an Independent Charter School Board Bill Passed - Senate (32 - 17)
May 7, 2013 NC HB 937 Amends Firearm Laws Bill Passed - House (78 - 42)
May 7, 2013 NC HB 716 Prohibits Sex-Selective Abortions Bill Passed - House (79 - 40)
May 6, 2013 NC SB 489 Increases Consumer Lending Caps Bill Passed - Senate (38 - 10)
May 2, 2013 NC SB 612 Amends Environmental Regulations Bill Passed - Senate (36 - 11)
April 25, 2013 NC SB 201 Authorizes the Use of Silencers While Hunting Bill Passed - Senate (29 - 16)
April 25, 2013 NC SB 243 Requires New Instructions in Public School Curriculum Bill Passed - Senate (38 - 7)
April 3, 2013 NC SB 306 Repeals the Racial Justice Act Bill Passed - Senate (33 - 14)
March 26, 2013 NC HB 17 Prohibits Disclosure of Concealed Firearm Permit Information Bill Passed - House (97 - 20)
March 13, 2013 NC SB 81 Establishes the Charlotte Regional Airport Authority Bill Passed - Senate (32 - 18)
March 4, 2013 NC SB 10 Authorizes the Reorganization of State Boards and Commissions Bill Passed - House (71 - 43)
Feb. 27, 2013 NC SB 76 Amends Hydraulic Fracturing Requirements Bill Passed - Senate (39 - 7)
Feb. 26, 2013 NC SB 4 Prohibits Medicaid Expansion Conference Report Adopted - Senate (31 - 16)
Feb. 26, 2013 NC SB 4 Prohibits Medicaid Expansion Conference Report Adopted - House (74 - 40)
Feb. 13, 2013 NC HB 66 Authorizes the Use and Display of Wild Animals in Cultural Activities Bill Passed - House (98 - 20)

About the Selection and Description of Key Votes

Project Vote Smart provides easy access to congressional and state voting records and maintains a collection of key votes grouped by issue. Project Vote Smart uses the following criteria to select key votes:

  1. The vote should be helpful in portraying how a member stands on a particular issue
  2. The vote should be clear for any person to understand
  3. The vote has received media attention
  4. The vote was passed or defeated by a very close margin
  5. Occasionally, if a specific bill is consistently inquired about on the Voter's Research Hotline, the vote will be added

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