TOWNS ENFORCE NOISE ORDINANCES/LAKE NORMAN (NEW).

View NCGA Bill Details2013-2014 Session
House Bill 186 (Local) Filed Thursday, February 28, 2013
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWNS OF CORNELIUS, DAVIDSON, HUNTERSVILLE, MOORESVILLE, AND TROUTMAN TO ENFORCE MUNICIPAL NOISE ORDINANCES AND STATE STATUTES PERTAINING TO THEFT AND VANDALISM ON THE WATERS OF LAKE NORMAN.
Intro. by Jeter.

Status: Ch. SL 2013-317 (House Action) (Jul 23 2013)

SOG comments (1):

Short and Long Title

Senate committee substitute to the 4th edition makes changes to the short and long titles. The original titles are as follows:

TOWNS ENFORCE ORDINANCES ON LAKE NORMAN.

A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWNS OF CORNELIUS, DAVIDSON, HUNTERSVILLE, MOORESVILLE, AND TROUTMAN TO ENFORCE ORDINANCES ADOPTED BY THE TOWNS ON THE WATERS OF LAKE NORMAN.

H 186/S.L. 2013-317

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Jul 24 2013 - More information

    AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWNS OF CORNELIUS, DAVIDSON, HUNTERSVILLE, MOORESVILLE, AND TROUTMAN TO ENFORCE MUNICIPAL NOISE ORDINANCES AND STATE STATUTES PERTAINING TO THEFT AND VANDALISM ON THE WATERS OF LAKE NORMAN. Enacted July 23, 2013. Effective August 19, 2013. 


  • Summary date: Jul 16 2013 - More information

    Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to the 4th edition.

    Allows Cornelius, Davidson, Huntersville, Mooresville, and Troutman, if the town has adopted a noise ordinance, to enforce the ordinance on the waters of Lake Norman (was, on the waters of Lake Norman extending 2,500 feet from the 760-foot elevation line on the shore within, and adjacent to, the municipal corporate limits). Prohibits enforcing the noise ordinance with regard to engine noise emanating from the routine underway operation of any motor vessel engaged in recreational activities on the waters of the lake, except when the noise violates state law. Adds that the same municipalities may enforce state law concerning theft or vandalism of or from vessels located in, or docked in or above, the waters of Lake Norman.

    Changes the effective date of the act to August 19, 2013, applicable to offenses occurring on or after that date (was, effective July 1, 2013).

    Makes conforming changes to the short and long title.


  • Summary date: May 6 2013 - More information

    House amendment makes the following changes to the 3rd edition.

    Provides that noise ordinances enforced on the waters of Lake Norman, pursuant to this act, do not apply to boat engine noise.


  • Summary date: May 2 2013 - More information

    House committee substitute to the 1st edition make the following changes. Provides that if Cornelius, Davidson, Huntersville, Mooresville, or Troutman has adopted a noise ordinance under GS Chapter 160A (was, those cities may enforce ordinances adopted under GS Chapter 160A, the city's charter, or a local act enacted by the General Assembly), it may enforce the noise ordinance on the waters of Lake Norman extending 2,500 feet from the 760 foot elevation line on the shore within, and adjacent to, the city corporate limits. Makes conforming changes to the act's titles.


  • Summary date: Mar 18 2013 - More information

    House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition. Allows enforcement of the ordinances, charter, or local act on the waters of Lake Norman extending 2,500 feet from the 760 foot elevation line on the shore within and adjacent to the municipal corporate limits. Prohibits enforcing a municipal ordinance under the act if the ordinance conflicts with the provisions of GS Chapters 75A or 113. Makes clarifying changes.


  • Summary date: Feb 28 2013 - More information

    Identical to S 142, filed 2/27/13.

    Allows Cornelius, Davidson, Huntersville, Mooresville, and Troutman to enforce ordinances adopted under (1) GS Chapter 160A, (2) the city's charter, or (3) a local act on the waters of Lake Norman extending 2,500 feet from the 760 waterline on the shore. Effective July 1, 2013.

     


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