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This act amends the employment security laws to provide that an individual may not be disqualified for unemployment insurance benefits when the individual's inability to accept bona fide permanent employment during a particular shift would result in an undue family hardship and to provide that an individual may not be disqualified for unemployment insurance benefits when the individual's discharge is solely due to an inability to accept work during a particular shift as the result of an undue family hardship.Year: 1999•State: North Carolina•Type: Act or Session Law•Source: North Carolina Legislature
This act defines blocking access to health care clinics, intentionally threatening or injuring a clinic patient or staff member, or damaging the property of a health care facility as criminal interference and creates stricter penalties. It allows the state to bring criminal charges in instances of reproductive health clinic obstruction or violence. This act also provides defined penalties for obstructing access to places of religious worship or causing damage to the property of a place of religious worship. In addition, this act establishes a specific crime of stalking with four degree levels defined and establishes the penalties for committing crimes of stalking. The act gives family court and criminal court jurisdiction over stalking cases. It allows the court to suspend the defendant's firearm license and require the defendant to surrender his/her firearms if the defendant has a prior stalking conviction.Year: 1999•State: New York•Type: Act or Session Law•Source: New York Legislature
This bill allows the board of trustees of an elementary or secondary public school to require all of its certified personnel to satisfy the requirements for instruction in American Indian studies by taking an in-service training program developed in cooperation with tribal educational entities or educators of Indian descent or by taking a formal course through the state's public university system or at an accredited tribal community college. Under this bill, American Indian studies pertain to history, traditions, customs, values, beliefs, ethics, and contemporary affairs of American Indians. This bill specifies that the legislative intent is to encourage every Montanan to learn about the distinct and unique heritage of American Indians.Year: 1999•State: Montana•Type: Act or Session Law•Source: Montana Legislature
The act requires the Division of Criminal Statistics to collect, correlate, and maintain information regarding traffic law enforcement by State law enforcement officers that includes the characteristics of the drivers stopped (such as race/ethnicity, age and gender) as well as specific details about the stop (such as initial violation, search activity/consent of driver, and resulting citation/arrest).Year: 1999•State: North Carolina•Type: Act or Session Law•Source: North Carolina Legislature
This report examines how Minnesota's policy making relates to long-term interests of the state. The report identifies five main goals for the state's future and applicable indicators to measure the state's progress in attaining those goals. The report was based on the Genuine Progress Indicator theory and the Minnesota Milestones program. Since this report was published, the Minnesota Milestones program was ended and then reauthorized several years later by 2009 Minnesota Chapter 101.Year: 1999•State: Minnesota•Type: Policy Brief or Report•Source: Minnesota Environmental Quality Board
The act provides Oregon electricity consumers direct access to competitive electricity markets; adopts transition policies for competitive electricity markets; adopts retail electricity consumer protections; and permits certain electric utilities to elect exemption from direct access requirements of Act.Year: 1999•State: Oregon•Type: Act or Session Law•Source: Oregon Legislature