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Legislation Enacted Based on PED Reports

From 2008 through December 2014, the Program Evaluation Division (PED) has recommended $79.6 million in recurring savings and $101 million in non-recurring savings to the State. The General Assembly has enacted legislation based on 33 of PED's 66 reports. At present, division recommendations adopted by its directing committee, the Joint Legislative Program Evaluation Oversight Committee (JLPEOC), and implemented by agencies or the General Assembly save the State $25.2 million annually. An additional $30.9 million in non-recurring savings also have been implemented based on PED’s recommendations.

2015–16 Session

Session Law Description PED Source
S.L. 2016-119 State-Owned Real Property Management/PED North Carolina Should Dispose of Unneeded Real Property and Improve Portfolio Management to Reduce Costs (June 2015)
S.L. 2016-94, Section 12H.17 2016 Appropriations Act Timeliness of Medicaid Eligibility Determinations Declined Due to Challenges Imposed by NC FAST and Affordable Care Act Implementation (April 2016)
S.L. 2015-51 Custodial Parent/Party Cooperate w/Child Supp. Revising State Child Support Incentive System Could Promote Improved Performance of County Programs (July 2014)
S.L. 2015-241, Section 12C.7 2015 Appropriations Act Revising State Child Support Incentive System Could Promote Improved Performance of County Programs (July 2014)
S.L. 2015-241, Section 12F.12(a) 2015 Appropriations Act DHHS Should Integrate State Substance Abuse Treatment Facilities into the Community-Based System and Improve Performance Management (November 2014)
S.L. 2015-241, Section 12F.16 2015 Appropriations Act North Carolina Needs to Strengthen Its System for Monitoring and Preventing the Abuse of Prescribed Controlled Substances (April 2014)
S.L. 2015-241, Section 26.2 2015 Appropriations Act North Carolina Should Eliminate the Use of Personal Services Contracts in Favor of Using Existing Mechanisms (February 2015)

2013–14 Session

Session Law Description PED Source
S.L. 2014-100, Public Education, Sections 19, 22, and 31 Appropriations Act of 2014. Improved Administrative Program Monitoring by the Department of Public Instruction Can Save Over $19 Million Annually (April 2014)
S.L. 2014-100, Section 34.10 Appropriations Act of 2014. Further Reductions to Aviation Programs Are Possible and an Aviation Management Authority is Needed (March 2012)
S.L. 2014-100, Section 34.20 Appropriations Act of 2014. North Carolina Should Require NC Railroad Company to Pay an Annual Dividend and Strengthen Reporting (October 2012)
S.L. 2014-64 Volunteer Fire and Rescue Finances. Local Boards and Associations Administer Firefighters' and Rescue Squad Workers' Relief Funds with Limited State Oversight (November 2013)

Revenue and Cost Trends Indicate Deficit in Volunteer Safety Workers' Compensation Fund in FY 2020–21 (February 2014)

Department of State Treasurer Should Strengthen Its Oversight of the Firefighters' and Rescue Squad Workers' Pension Fund (March 2014)

Improved Oversight of Volunteer Fire Department Fund and Volunteer Rescue/EMS Fund Needed; $8 Million Surplus Found (April 2014)

S.L. 2013-360, Section 34.14 Appropriations Act of 2013. North Carolina Should Require NC Railroad Company to Pay an Annual Dividend and Strengthen Reporting (October 2012)
S.L. 2013-360, Section 14.21 Appropriations Act of 2013. North Carolina's Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Funding Lacks Strategic Focus and Coordination (January 2009)
S.L. 2013-360 Section 7.16.(a) and (d) Appropriations Act of 2013. Key Ideas from Five Program Evaluation Division Reports on State-Owned Vehicles and Permanent License Plates (June 2012)
S.L. 2013-235 Child Nutrition Program Solvency and Support. Child Nutrition Programs Challenged to Meet Nutrition Standards, Maintain Participation, and Remain Solvent (October 2011)
S.L. 2013-234 Amend State Contract Review Laws. Legislative Options for Addressing Deficiencies in State Purchasing and Contracting (Presentation, April 2010)
S.L. 2013-186 Transfer of Indian Cultural Center Property. Options for the Indian Cultural Center Will Allow the Site to Meet its Cultural, Recreational, and Economic Development Intent (December 2012)

2011–12 Session

Session Law Description PED Source
S.L. 2012-199 Vehicle Emissions Inspections. A Three-Year Emissions Inspection Exemption Would Save North Carolina Motorists $9.6 Million (March 2012)
S.L. 2012-159 Permanent License Plates. Key Ideas from Five Program Evaluation Division Reports on State-Owned Vehicles and Permanent License Plates (June 2012)
S.L. 2012-142 Modify 2011 Appropriations Act. Eliminating the Underground Storage Tank Cleanup Backlog Will Require at Least $549 Million (November 2009)
S.L. 2012-131 Reform Workforce Development. State and Local Improvements Needed for Workforce Development System Integration and Accountability (March 2012)
S.L. 2012-126 Accountable Co. Comms./Expand Loc. Bd. Auth. Statutory Changes Will Promote County Flexibility in Social Services Administration (May 2011)
S.L. 2012-93 DCR and DENR/Study State Attractions Savings. Operational Changes for State Attractions Could Yield $2 Million Annually and Reduce Reliance on the State (February 2012)
S.L. 2011-340 Global TransPark Gov. Reform & Loan Repayment. North Carolina Should Weigh Continued Investment in the Global TransPark Authority and Consider How to Repay the Escheat Fund Loan (April 2011)
S.L. 2011-145, Section 28.25A.(b) Appropriations Act of 2011. Eliminating the Underground Storage Tank Cleanup Backlog Will Require at Least $549 Million (November 2009)
S.L. 2011-145, Section 28.24.(a) Appropriations Act of 2011. Doubtful Return on the Public's $141 Million Investment in Poorly Managed Vehicle Inspection Programs (December 2008)

2009–10 Session

Session Law Description PED Source
S.L. 2010-194 Amend State Purchases & Contracts Laws. Legislative Options for Addressing Deficiencies in State Purchasing and Contracting: (April 2010)
S.L. 2010-154 UST Operator Training Program. Eliminating the Underground Storage Tank Cleanup Backlog Will Require at Least $549 Million (November 2009)
S.L. 2010-122 Modernization of the State ABC System. North Carolina's Alcohol Beverage Control System Is Outdated and Needs Modernization (December 2008)
S.L. 2010-33 No High School Graduation Proj. Required. High School Graduation Project Requirement Should Remain a Local School District Decision (April 2010)
S.L. 2010-31, Section 14.6.(a) Appropriations Act of 2010. Selling 25 Underutilized Aircraft May Yield Up to $8.1 Million and Save $1.5 Million Annually(April 2010)
S.L. 2010-31, Sections 13.17. and 13.18.(a) Appropriations Act of 2010. Selling 25 Underutilized Aircraft May Yield Up to $8.1 Million and Save $1.5 Million Annually(April 2010)
S.L. 2010-31, Section 10.35 Appropriations Act of 2010. Controlling the Cost of Medicaid Private Duty Nursing Services (December 2008)
S.L. 2009-574, Part XLIII. The Studies Act of 2009. North Carolina's Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Funding Lacks Strategic Focus and Coordination (January 2009)

2007–08 Session

Session Law Description PED Source
S.L. 2008-107, Section 9.13 Modify Appropriations Act of 2007. Consolidating Agricultural Research Facility Management Would Improve Efficiency and Effectiveness (May 2008)
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