AN ACT TO DEDICATE AND ACCEPT CERTAIN PROPERTIES AS PART OF THE STATE NATURE AND HISTORIC PRESERVE AND TO REMOVE CERTAIN LANDS FROM THE STATE NATURE AND HISTORIC PRESERVE. Enacted July 7, 2014. Effective July 7, 2014.
Summary date: Jul 8 2014 - View summary
Summary date: Jun 18 2014 - View summary
House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.
Amends GS 143-260.10 to dedicate and accept certain properties as part of the State Nature and Historic Preserve (Preserve), and remove certain lands from the Preserve (was, the 1st edition solely indicated properties to be removed from the Preserve).
Includes additional "whereas" clauses which clarify the basis for the deletions and additions to the Preserve. Declares that more than 17,000 acres have been added to the State Parks System since the last dedication and acceptance of properties as part of the Preserve pursuant to a petition from the Council of State dated May 5, 2009. Provides that the Council of State again voted to petition the General Assembly in a petition dated May 6, 2014, to include properties in the Preserve and remove certain properties from the Preserve.
Makes technical changes to amend the date for identifying properties for addition or deletion from the Preserve from May 5, 2009, to May 6, 2014, throughout this act.Makes additional additions to and deletions from the State Nature and Historic Preserve. Makes additional technical corrections to this act.
Summary date: May 20 2014 - View summary
Amends GS 143-260.10 to remove specified portions of Gorges State Park, Lower Haw River State Natural Area, and Lumber River State Park from the State Nature and Historic Preserve (Preserve). Adds two specified portions of parcels of land at Crowders Mountain State Park, and portions of a parcel of land at Jockey's Ridge State Park to those that are also excluded from the Preserve. Makes a clarifying change.