Gov. Cooper Signs Six Bills Into Law, Vetoes Another | Beaufort County Now

Today, Governor Cooper signed the following bills into law: Senate Bill 683, Senate Bill 559, and 4 others. governor, roy cooper, new bills, november 6, 2019
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Gov. Cooper Signs Six Bills Into Law, Vetoes Another

Press Release:

    RALEIGH: Today, Governor Cooper signed the following bills into law:


    Gov. Cooper shared the following comment on Senate Bill 683:

    "This legislation restores Saturday voting before election day which is one of the most popular and convenient days to vote. This will help reduce long lines on election day and make it easier for people to have their voices heard."

    Governor Cooper also vetoed the following bill:


    Gov. Cooper shared the following comment on Senate Bill 250:

    "Only citizens should be allowed to vote. But blocking legitimate voters from casting a ballot is a risk we cannot take when the law already prevents non-citizens from voting and has legitimate mechanisms to remove them from the rolls. This legislation creates a high risk of voter harassment and intimidation and could discourage citizens from voting."


  • Contact: Ford Porter
  •     govpress@nc.gov


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