REINSTATE MTN ISLAND LAKE MARINE COMMISSION.

View NCGA Bill Details2015-2016 Session
House Bill 234 (Local) Filed Thursday, March 12, 2015
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE REINSTATEMENT OF THE MOUNTAIN ISLAND LAKE MARINE COMMISSION.
Intro. by Jeter.

Status: Re-ref Com On Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House (House Action) (Apr 1 2015)

SOG comments (1):

Long title change

Committee substitute to the 1st edition changed the long title. Original long title was AN ACT TO REINSTATE THE MOUNTAIN ISLAND MARINE COMMISSION TO ITS STATUS PRIOR TO THE WITHDRAWAL OF GASTON COUNTY.

H 234

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Apr 1 2015 - More information

    House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.

    Changes the long title. 

    Amends GS 77-70, the definitions for the Mountain Island Lake Marine Commission (Commission), making clarifying changes and adding and defining participating counties.

    Amends GS 77-71, deleting all of the changes made in the previous edition. Makes organizational changes now providing that the provisions of any joint resolution can be modified, amended, or rescinded by a subsequent joint resolution made with the unanimous consent of the participating counties (previously did not require unanimous consent). Provides that after a unilateral withdrawal from participation by a participating county the Commission will continue with the remaining participating counties, with any property of the withdrawing county being distributed as determined by all participating counties. Provides that all property of the Commission will be distributed as specified if all participating counties withdraw.

    Amends GS 77-72, deleting various provisions which provided for the membership of the governing board. Now provides that the Commission will have a governing board of seven members, appointed as determined by a joint resolution of the participating counties, subject to the provisions of this section. Makes organizational changes. 

    Amends GS 77-73, 77-74, 77-75, 77-76(a) and 77-78(a), making technical and conforming changes. 

    Provides that this act only applies to Gaston, Lincoln, and Mecklenburg counties.


  • Summary date: Mar 12 2015 - More information

    Reinstates the Mountain Island Lake Marine Commission (Commission) as it existed on June 1, 2014, before Gaston County withdrew, resulting in the dissolution of the Commission. Amends GS 77-71 requiring that three counties, by joint resolution, create the Commission. Deletes the provision allowing a county to unilaterally withdraw from the Commission, which would result in the Commission's dissolution.


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