AN ACT TO CREATE THE NORTH CAROLINA GOLF COUNCIL TO PROMOTE AND CULTIVATE THE GAME OF GOLF IN THIS STATE.
Adds new Part 23, Promotion of Golf, in Article 10 of GS Chapter 143B. Enacts GS 143B-472.130 establishing the seven-member North Carolina Golf Council (Council) in the Department of Commerce to promote and cultivate golf in the state and to foster the economic development, tourism, recreation, and community involvement that the growth of the sport can bring. Members are to be appointed by the Governor and NCGA and must have a reasonable level of experience or knowledge related to golf; provides meeting requirements, for the selection of a chair, for the filling of vacancies, and staffing of the Council.
Amends GS 120-123 to prohibit any legislator from serving on the Council.
Appropriates $25,000 in recurring funds for 2022-23 from the General Fund to the Department of Commerce for administrative costs related to the Council's activities.
Effective July 1, 2021.
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