NORTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY
HOUSE BILL 101
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE PRIORITY AMOUNT THE PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE OR CLERK OF COURT MAY PAY FROM THE ESTATE OF AN INTESTATE FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
Section 1. G.S. 28A‑19‑6 is amended in line six by deleting the phrase: "six hundred dollars ($600)" and substituting the phrase: "one thousand dollars ($1,000)".
Sec. 2. G.S. 28A‑19‑6 is further amended on line eleven by deleting the phrase: "six hundred dollars ($600)" and substituting the phrase: "one thousand dollars ($1,000)".
Sec. 3. G.S. 28A‑25‑6(f) as found in Volume 2A of the 1979 Supplement is further amended by deleting the existing subdivisions (2) and (3) and by substituting a new subdivision (2) as follows:
"(2) All other claims shall be disbursed according to the order set out in G.S. 28A‑19‑6."
Sec. 4. This act shall become effective October 1, 1981, and apply to estates of persons dying on or after that date.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified, this the 14th day of May, 1981.