SB 599 – State and Local Disability Reform

SB 599 – State and Local Disability Reform

Primary Sponsors: Sen. Chuck Edwards (R-Buncombe), Sen. Andy Wells (R-Catawba), Sen. Rick Horner (R-Nash)

Bill Summary

This bill attempts to modernize the Medical Review Board and to make technical correction.

The bill would change language of how the board could be composed. Current law states that the board must be made up of at least 3 physicians but no more than five physicians. The current bill language would remove the “no more than five physicians” language.

Bill Movement

This bill was filed on April 3, 2019.

This bill was referred to the following committees:

  • Pensions, Retirement, Aging – passed May 2, 2019
  • Rules – passed May 5, 2019



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