There are some things you can do only in North Carolina. Like cook on the world ‘s largest frying pan.
But there are some things you can do everywhere but North Carolina. Like certify a question of state law to the state’ s highest court. North Carolina is the only state in the Union that does not accept certified questions from the federal courts.
If House Bill 157 is enacted, all that changes. Not the frying pan. The certification procedure.
HB 157 would add 7A-27A to our General Statutes, allowing a federal court to certify a