Bill Summary for H 740 (2017-2018)
Jun 13 2017
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AN ACT TO MODIFY THE NAME OF SEARCH AND RESCUE SERVICES, TO ALLOW THE NORTH CAROLINA GEODETIC SURVEY TO RATIFY RESULTS OF COUNTY BOUNDARY RESURVEYS, AND TO CLARIFY THAT PROTECTIVE RIDGELINE MAPS ARE HOUSED WITH THE NORTH CAROLINA GEODETIC SURVEY RATHER THAN THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY.Intro. by McNeill, R. Turner.
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Senate committee substitute makes the following change to the 1st edition.
Amends GS 153A-18 as follows. Clarifies that the NC Geodetic Survey may cause a disputed boundary to be surveyed, marked, and mapped upon receiving written request from all counties adjacent to the uncertain or disputed boundary (1st edition was unclear as to whether the NC Geodetic Survey or the counties cause the boundary to be surveyed). Clarifies that boundaries between counties may be defined by natural monuments such as rivers, streams and ridgelines.