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Weekly Legislative Summary
TMj l»‘ one in n series of weekly nn
■Mfei prepared l>y the legislative staff
of tne Institute of Ooveminent on tne
woqt of the North Carolina 'General
Assembly of. 1961. It is eonUned to
discussions of matters of general in
terest and major importance.
4 choreographer might well
finfl material for a new dapce by
observing the legislative process.
HB 366, tiie highway racing bill,
demonstrated the “legislative
shijffie” beautifully this week as
it started smoothly, moyed sud
denly and unpt edictably in‘ vari
ous) directions, and then wound
v.p jwhere it started.
before the Joint Appropria
tions Committees referred the
various money requests to a sub
committee for study, they voted
to bdd to the budget S7O million
,*o . effectuate Governor San
ford’s public education program.
This'action, though not necessar
ily J final, represented a major
victory for the administration,
and 1 ' will give the Joint Finance
Committees a specific “new
mofijey” demand to consider.
Stikjy of the budget by the sub
conjjnittee will probably take
front one to two months.
Joint Finance Committees
continued on various new tax
proposals. The N. C. Bakers
Conpcil opposed the proposed
foafi tax and suggested that the
sales tax be increased to 4% on
the; present base. (The N. C.
Farm Bureau supported the food
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tax last week; this bulletin in
advertently stated the opposite).
House wives and other members
of the public appeared in oppo-;
si-tion to the food tax. Border j
county merchants expressed their
opposition to the 4% tax on the
ground that it would drive ad-;
ditional business out of the state.
Representatives of the beer and
wine industry expressed their
opposition to increased taxes on
their products; they suggested
that the taxes had reached the
point of diminishing returns. |
Taxes on sales to local govern
ments and on municipally-own
ed power companies were op
posed by a representative of the
League of Municipalities.
Latest new tax proposal is
KB 431, by Rep. Jones, which
would levy a lc tax on each 5c
or major fraction thereof of the ’
retail sales price on chewing
HB 1, which would reappor
tion House seats according to the
Constitutional mandate, passed
second reading in the Senate
Thursday. The fate of the bill is
still uncertain, however; when
, the bill came up for final read
ing Friday it was postponed un
til next Thursday upon motion of
, Sen. Banzet, who last week sent
j forward the amendment which
j replaced Sen. Currie’ Senate re
| A Republican-sponsored bill to
i redistrict the Senate was intro
duced in the House. HB 462
| would establish 41 districts;
Mecklenburg would bet three
seats and Cumberland, Forsyth,
j Guilford and Wake would each
I get two seats. Only Robeson,
I which would remain as a single
'county, 1-senator district, would;
be unaffected by the bill.
Several bills embodying rec
ommendations of the State Board
of Elections were introduced in
THE CHOWAN HERALD, EDENTON, NORTH CAROLINA, THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 1961.
'the Senate Thursday. SB 191
specifies that students who have
moved from their home county
• to another county solely for the
purpose of attending school, and
with no intent of becoming per
manent residents) of the county
i.n which the school is located,
' are for voting purposes to be I
! considered residents of their
home county and not of the
; county in which the school is
■ located. SB 193 would extend
the registration period for an ad
ditional week in counties where |
a. new registration is ordered. !
SB 194 would allow counties to :
purchase voting machines, with
the state to pay half the cost; ;
! counties which have already i
purchased machines would be :
entitled to recover half the cost
from the state. SB 190 would
authorize county boards of elec- ‘
tions to install a new loose-leaf
registration book system uoon
approval of the county commis- :
, sioners, without having to obtain
the approval of the State Board |
Highway safety measures have j
compiled a .500 record in the
first week of the baseball sea- 1
son. but may have found some'
consolation in their press clip- i
pings. Three contests were!
waged on the House floor: HB
290, codifying the common law j
doctriine of hot pursuit, won 57 :
to 20 amid complaints that many!
police officers were not trained
in hot pursuit driving and the
bill would make conditions more
dangerous; HB 327, authorizing
suspension of drivers' license lor
convictions of traffic offenses in
military and federal courts, was
tabled, .and HB 366, the h e away
racing bill, was slowed to a
crawl being eventually post
poned to Tuesday.
HB 445, introduced by Rep.
"Spruill and others, would estab- .
lish g 5-member State of
Examiners in Psychology to con
duct examinations and issue
i certificates to qualified psycholo- 1
gists. The board would be ap- '
pointed by the Governor from
'nominations submitted by the
jN. C. Psychological Association, i
I The board would not be a true
licensing board. The act does
] not prohibit anyone from “prac- !
! ticing” psychology, and it con
fers no special privileges upon
I certified psychologists: it simply
I prohibits an uncertified person
'from representing hims.*lf to be
la psychologist. A similar bill
! passed the House in 15)57 but
was deJgafciAjij the Sena) e. _
HB 4’61, by Rep. Kerr, would
create a State Board of Water
Well Contractor Examiners, ap
-1 pointed by the Governor and
consisting of four water well
1 contractors, ne employee of the
i Department of Water Resources,
lone employee of the State Board
of Health, arid one representa
' tive of the public at large. The
board would conduct examina
tions and issue licenses to
qualified applicants. The ex
amination fee would hot exceed
SSO, and an annual license fee
of not more than $25 would be
imposed. A rig permit for
drilling rigs would be required
at a fee not exceeding sls. Op
erating as a contractor without
I a license, or operating a rig
without a permit would he a
misdemeanor. An unlicensed in
dividual cou'd drill a well on his
own land without violating the
HB 453. by Rep. Hiigh, stiffens
the training requirements for
certification as a registered bar
jber apprentice by requiring 8
' months of schooling instead of
Candidate Again I j
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J. EDWIN BUFFLAP
J. Edwin Bufflap, oldest in!
point of years and service as a:
member of Town Council, on
Saturday afternoon filed as a
candidate for re-election asj
Councilman-at-large in the May,
2nd municipal election.
the six months now required.
The bill also would require in
structors at ba. her schools to be
examined an 1 certifieid by the |
Board of Barber Examiiners. j
SB 45, which removes the re
quirement that members of the]
N. C. State Board of Dental Ex- j
aminers be members of the N. C.
Dental Society, and which pro
vides that members of the board
shall be elected by mail ballot
of all licensed dentists rather
than by vole ol the members of
the Dental Society, was ratified
Thursday. SB 23, which would
increase application fees for reg
istered and practical nurses by
, $5, passed the Senate Wednesday
land is now' in the House Com
mittee on Health.
SB 187 and HB 444, identical
bills to amend the Constitution
so as to require the General As
sembly to establish a uniform
system of inferior courts, were
introduced Tuesday. The bills
would retain the justice of the
! pc-ace courts but would eliminate
the practice under which the
. JP’s compensation depended up
on his cerdict or his collection of
The House passed without de
| bate and sent to the Senate HB
, 295, the bill to repeal the irriga
; tion permit law At week’s end
i tne House calendar included HB
365, which would delay for two
more ye®rs the application of a
1957 act prohibiting pollution of
J the Neuse River. The House
I Water Resources Committee had
earlier in tha week given this
bill a favorable report, at the
same time reporting unfavorably
HB 123, a bill allowing the same
delay solely to the City of Kins
SB 85, which would have
changed the basis for determina-
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KNOW YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY i
John T. Grooms, representative of the Social Security 1
Administration, is in Edenlon every Thursday at the Keith !
I Carolina Employment Security Commission office in the !
' Citizens Bank Building. j
Those who come prepared,
advises Mr. John T. Grooms,
Field Representative of the
Norfolk, Virginia, Social Securi
ty District Office, will get their
first retirement checks more
This reminder is especially
timely, Mr. Grooms explains, as
at the first of each year large
numbers of retirement claims
are filed. The average retire
ment claim involves thousands
of dollars, and each claim must
be supported by evidence to en
able us to determine how much
the payments will be and when
they should start. An appli
cant should be prepared to pre
sent proof of his age.
Most people now reaching re
tirement age will not be able to
secure a birth certificate made
at or hear the time of birth.
Other evidence, however is ac
ceptable and will usually be
available at home or can easily
be secured. The age of the
document or record will, in part,
indicate whether it is acceptable
proof, and most any old record
is usually satisfactory. Most of
those who are now getting pay
ments, Mr. Grooms reports, have
proved their age by old insur
ance policies, school records,
marriage records. U. S. Census
records, or family Bibles.
Reports of wages and self-
tion of public utility rates, was
reported unfavorably in the Sen
ate. HB 211, which would have 1
changed the convening date of
the General Assembly to early
January, was postponed indefin
itely in the House Committee on
State Government. HB 379, the
administration bill to reorganize
the State Highway Commission,
and HB 255, creating a special
i offense of false or fraudulent use
l of credit cards and similar de
vices, were ratified Friday. The
House Banks and Banking Com
mittee held hearings on small
I loan legislation and then re
ferred the question to a sub-
I committee for further study
4-H CLUB MEETS
The Center Hill Senior 4-II
Club met at its new date on
April 5 at the home of Mrs.
j Emmett Jones. Due to the lack
lof members, an informal dis
j cussion on demonstrations was
held. Project books were dis
tributed and Miss Catherine
Aman talked on the right pro
| jects. A talk was also given
on going to summer camp and
everyone was encouraged to go.
Chowan County will be able
to send 10 4-H’ers to the senior
camp, which will be held either
j employment earnings that have
' just recently been sent to the
Internal Revenue Office will
not, as yet, be recorded on the
I individual social security ac
j counts. So that these earnings
j may be used in figuring the
payments due. a person claim
ing retirement benefits will h
j asked for a copy of his Forrn(s)
W-2 (withholding tax stat 'menu
| for 1960 and a copy of any seli-
I employment earnings .report for
| A complete copy of the i 960
i federal income tax return m
| siuding Form Schedule -C or F,
and the receipt for tax pay
ment (usually a cancelled eho< .
ior money order stub) will b
; needed by the Self-employed
persons who will apply for pe\
j ments. They will save tine .
| Mr. Grooms suggests.- , y max
j ing an extra cooy when the
j are preparing ihese forms l a
j their regular income tax report.
When proof of age or re eof
learnings cannot he secured in
advance, an applicant should no:
unduly delay making hi., c-ifiii■.
to secure them. A loss of henc
fits could occur. Mr. Grooms
J warns, if application is delay- l
more than 12 months alter
I tirement age. Social security
offices will gladly help too. •
I who have difficulty in securing
! the evidence ne ded.
at Manteo or Swannaho.-i, t .-.
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meeting was adjourned and re
Gerald Harrell In
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Advent’.' s of Simple Simon,
hungry for- a pie. provided the
theme for the annual play so
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Pitt County school children
presented by the East Carolina
j College Playhouse April 13-24.
i Ten performances in six towrf3
Among those who are play
ing a principal role is Gerald
1 Harrell, who plays King.