AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT A WATER QUALITY PERMIT IS NOT REQUIRED FOR ACTIVITIES IN WETLANDS THAT ARE NOT WATERS OF THE UNITED STATES.
Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to the 2nd edition.
Amends the short and long title.
Deletes all of the provisions of the previous edition.
Amends GS 143-212 to amend the definition of the term waters to provide that wetlands classified as waters are restricted to waters of the United States. Amends GS 143-215.1 to provide that a permit is not required for activities in wetlands that are not waters of the United States. Makes conforming changes.
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