Bill Summaries: H368 (2023-2024 Session)

  • Summary date: Mar 14 2023 - View summary

    Amends GS 160A-176.2 (pertaining to ordinances effective in the Atlantic Ocean) to authorize a city to adopt ordinances to regulate and control land-based shark fishing in the Atlantic Ocean and other navigable waterways adjacent to that portion of the city within its boundaries or within its extraterritorial jurisdiction. Clarifies that cities are not allowed to prohibit shark fishing altogether or to make shark fishing activities unlawful. Applicable only to the Towns of Carolina Beach, Caswell Beach, Holden Beach, Kure Beach, and Oak Island and to the Village of Bald Head Island.