Bill Summaries: H747 (2017-2018 Session)

  • Summary date: Apr 11 2017 - View summary

    Directs the Legislative Research Commission (Commission) to study the regulatory, financial, and infrastructure burdens in coastal communities. Provides that coastal community refers to any NC county containing or to the east of Interstate 95. Details four components the Commission must study: (1) the administrative burdens and increased costs due to unnecessary or duplicative environmental burdens, (2) the impacts on private property rights and land development due to land use and other restrictions imposed by local governments, (3) the impacts of underinvestment in necessary infrastructure to encourage and sustain economic development, and (4) any other topic or issue relevant to the study. Directs the Commission to make its final report to the 2018 Regular Session of the 2017 General Assembly. Effective July 1, 2017.