LOCAL DEANNEXATIONS (NEW).

View NCGA Bill Details2011-2012 Session
House Bill 5 (Local) Filed Wednesday, January 26, 2011
TO EXERCISE THE POWER OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY UNDER SECTION 2 OF ARTICLE VI OF THE NORTH CAROLINA CONSTITUTION TO FIX THE BOUNDARIES OF CITIES AND GIVE SUCH POWERS TO CITIES AS IT DEEMS ADVISABLE, BY WITHDRAWING THE DELEGATION OF AUTHORITY TO THE CITY OF KINSTON TO MAKE A CERTAIN ANNEXATION.
Intro. by LaRoque.

Status: Ch. SL 2012-3 (House Action) (May 30 2012)
H 5/S.L. 2012-3

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: May 30 2012 - More information

    AN ACT TO EXERCISE THE POWER OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY UNDER SECTION 1 OF ARTICLE VII OF THE NORTH CAROLINA CONSTITUTION TO FIX THE BOUNDARIES OF CITIES AND GIVE SUCH POWERS TO CITIES AS IT DEEMS ADVISABLE BY DEANNEXING SPECIFIED LOCAL INVOLUNTARY ANNEXATION AREAS, BY REPEALING SPECIFIED INVOLUNTARY ANNEXATION ORDINANCES, AND BY PROHIBITING MUNICIPAL INITIATION OF ANY PROCEDURE TO INVOLUNTARILY ANNEX THOSE AREAS FOR TWELVE YEARS. Summarized in Daily Bulletin 1/26/11, 2/10/11, and 5/16/12. Enacted May 30, 2012. Effective July 1, 2012.


  • Summary date: May 16 2012 - More information

    Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to 2nd edition. Deletes all provisions of the 2nd edition and replaces it with AN ACT TO EXERCISE THE POWER OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY UNDER SECTION 1 OF ARTICLE VII OF THE NORTH CAROLINA CONSTITUTION TO FIX THE BOUNDARIES OF CITIES AND GIVE SUCH POWERS TO CITIES AS IT DEEMS ADVISABLE BY DEANNEXING SPECIFIED LOCAL INVOLUNTARY ANNEXATION AREAS, BY REPEALING SPECIFIED INVOLUNTARY ANNEXATION ORDINANCES, AND BY PROHIBITING MUNICIPAL INITIATION OF ANY PROCEDURE TO INVOLUNTARILY ANNEX THOSE AREAS FOR TWELVE YEARS. As title indicates. Repeals the following involuntary annexation ordinances and prohibits involuntary annexation of the following for 12 years: (1) Kinston, as described in 1st edition of House Bill 5, 2011 session; (2) Lexington, as described in 1st edition of House Bill 37, 2011 session; (3) Rocky Mount, as described in 1st edition of House Bill 56, 2011 session; (4) Wilmington, as described in 1st edition of House Bill 180, 2011 session; (5) Asheville/Biltmore Lake as described in 1st edition of House Bill 236, 2011 session; (6) Marvin ordinance, affecting the area described in specified village council ordinance; (7) Southport ordinance, affecting areas A and B, as described; (8) Goldsboro, as described in 1st edition of Senate Bill 314, 2011 session; and (9) Fayetteville Gates Four, as described in 1st edition of House Bill 231, 2011 session. Makes conforming repeals of SL 2011-173 and SL 2011-177. Effective July 1, 2012.


  • Summary date: Feb 10 2011 - More information

    House committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition. Amends the act’s title to correct the reference to the section of the NC Constitution that gives the General Assembly the power to fix boundaries of cities, to Section 1 of Article VII.


  • Summary date: Jan 26 2011 - More information

    As title indicates. Repeals the ordinance adopted by the Kinston City Council on June 1, 2009, extending the corporate limits of Kinston. Makes act retroactively effective, beginning June 1, 2009.


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