The North Carolina General Assembly adjourned the 2015 Legislative Session just after 4:00 a.m. Wednesday morning, bringing to a close an 8-month-long legislative journey that began on January 28. State lawmakers are scheduled to reconvene in Raleigh on April 25, 2016 for the 2016 “Short” Legislative Session.
“Overall, this has been an incredibly successful session,” said John L. Rustin, president of the North Carolina Family Policy Council.“We are extremely grateful to our state legislators who supported important measures to protect the sanctity of human life, to affirm religious liberty, to provide more choice in education, and to seek the best for the families of North Carolina.”
During the session, state lawmakers passed legislation to:
They also rejected proposals that would have:
NC Family will provide a more detailed analysis and review of this year’s legislative session in the upcoming issue of our magazine Family North Carolina, which is set to go to press at the end of this week. (Sign up now to receive our magazine and email alerts!)
Thank you for your support, involvement, and prayers throughout the session. NC Family cannot do all that we do to promote, protect and defend family values in North Carolina without your participation!!!