Bill Summary for H 591 (2015-2016)

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View NCGA Bill Details2015-2016 Session
House Bill 591 (Public) Filed Thursday, April 2, 2015
AN ACT TO CREATE A TASK FORCE TO EXAMINE THE GOVERNING STRUCTURE AND MORE EFFICIENT OPERATION OF THE ROANOKE ISLAND FESTIVAL PARK AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE MORE EFFICIENT OPERATION OF THE ROANOKE ISLAND COMMISSION.
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Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to the 2nd edition.

Amends the act's short and long titles.

Deletes all of the provisions of the previous edition and replaces it with the following.

Establishes the Roanoke Island Tourism Coordination Task Force (Task Force), consisting of seven specified members. The Task Force is directed to study the operations and governance of the Roanoke Island Commission and the Roanoke Island Historical Association, as well as the attractions each manage or operate, with the purpose of providing for the most efficient, effective, and financially sustainable operation of the Roanoke Island Festival Park and the Elizabeth II State Historic Site.  Requires the Task Force to submit a report to the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Agriculture and Natural and Economic Resources and the Fiscal Research Division no later than March 1, 2017. Directs the Task Force to terminate on March 1, 2017, or when its final report is filed, whichever occurs first.

Amends GS 143B-131.6(g) concerning required meetings of the Roanoke Island Commission (Commission), deleting a requirement that the Commission meet at least four times a year, now requiring the Commission to meet as often as necessary.

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