AN ACT TO EXEMPT AIRPORTS FROM PAYING A STORMWATER UTILITY FEE LEVIED ON RUNWAYS AND TAXIWAYS. Enacted July 20, 2017. Effective January 1, 2018.
Summary date: Jul 25 2017 - View summary
Summary date: May 18 2017 - View summary
Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to the 2nd edition.
Makes a technical change.
Summary date: Apr 20 2017 - View summary
House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.
Further amends GS 153A-277(a1) (county utility fees) and GS 160A-314(a1) (city utility fees) to add a new subdivision (4) to prohibit counties and cities from imposing a stormwater utility fee on a runway or taxiway located on military property. Amends the previously proposed exemption pertaining to stormwater utility fees levied on airport runways and taxiways to limit the exemption's application and related requirements to all airports other than those covered by the exemption in new subdivision (4). Makes conforming organizational changes.
Summary date: Mar 7 2017 - View summary
Enacts new GS 153A277(a1) (county utility fees) and GS 160A314(a1) (city utility fees), exempting airports from paying a stormwater utility fee levied on its runways and taxiways by counties and cities, and directing the airports to use the amount of savings realized from this exemption for attracting business to the airport and to certify to the county or city with evidence and certification that the savings are being used for this purpose, or to remit the portion not used or encumbered for this purpose to the county or city.
Effective January 1, 2018, and applicable to fees levied on or after that date.