Bill Summary for S 458 (2021-2022)

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Apr 1 2021

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Senate Bill 458 (Public) Filed Thursday, April 1, 2021
Intro. by Marcus.

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Bill summary

Revises Article 6 of GS Chapter 77 as follows. 

Amends GS 77-70, the definitions for the Mountain Island Lake Marine Commission (Commission), making clarifying changes and adding and defining participating counties.

Amends GS 77-71, to make organizational changes, now providing that the provisions of any joint resolution can be modified, amended, or rescinded by a subsequent joint resolution made with the unanimous consent of the participating counties (previously, did not require unanimous consent). Provides that after a unilateral withdrawal from participation by a participating county the Commission will continue with the remaining participating counties, with any property of the withdrawing county being distributed as determined by all participating counties. Provides that all property of the Commission will be distributed as specified if all participating counties withdraw. Deletes GS 77-77 concerning the Commission's regulatory authority.

Amends GS 77-72, deleting various provisions that provided for the membership of the governing board. Now provides that the Commission will have a governing board of seven members, subject to the provisions of this section. Directs the board of commissioners of each participating county to appoint two members if there are three participating counties, or appoint three members if there are two participating counties, with the final member appointed by agreement of the participating counties' boards of commissioners. Makes organizational changes. 

Amends GS 77-73, 77-74, 77-75, 77-76(a), and 77-78(a), making technical and conforming changes. 

Provides that this act only applies to Gaston, Lincoln, and Mecklenburg counties.