HB 82: IRC Update

Summary: Reduces and eliminates the state Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). Brings the value of the state EITC to a lower percent of the federal credit and "sunsets" (ends) the state EITC at the end of 2013. Impacts 907,000 working families that currently receiving the credit. Click here for official bill history, bill text, and vote records.

Status: Introduced in the House, heard in the House Committee on Finance and the Senate Committee on Finance. Passed 3/7/2013. Signed into law by Gov. McCrory on 3/13/2013.

WNC Legislators sponsoring the bill: none

Voting for HB 82
Rep. Roger West (R)
Rep. Michelle Presnell (R)
Rep. Joe Sam Queen (D)
Rep. Chuck McGrady (R)
Rep. Nathan Ramsey (R)
Rep. Tim Moffitt (R)
Rep. Chris Whitmore (R)
Rep. Mike Hager (R)
Rep. Josh Dobson (R)
Rep. Jonathan Jordan (R)

Sen. Jim Davis (R)
Sen. Ralph Hise (R)
Sen. Tom Apodaca (R)
Sen. Warren Daniel (R)
Sen. Dan Soucek (R)
Voting Against HB 82

Sen. Martin Nesbitt (D)
Not Voting
Rep. Susan Fisher (D) - excused absence
Rep. Hugh Blackwell (R)