A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO AMEND THE BOATING SAFETY ACT BY INCREASING THE FINES AND OTHERWISE AMENDING THE PENALTY AND OTHER PROVISIONS OF THAT ACT AND BY AMENDING THE PENALTY PROVISIONS FOR SPECIFIC VIOLATIONS OF THE WILDLIFE LAWS; TO AUTHORIZE COUNTIES AND CITIES TO ATTACH AND GARNISH A MEMBER OF THE GOVERNING BODY IF THE COUNTY OR CITY HAS BEEN GRANTED A MONEY JUDGMENT AGAINST THAT MEMBER AND THE MONEY JUDGMENT HAS NOT BEEN SATISFIED; AND TO AMEND THE NORTH CAROLINA CONSTITUTION TO PROHIBIT CONDEMNATION OF PRIVATE PROPERTY EXCEPT FOR A PUBLIC USE, TO PROVIDE FOR THE PAYMENT OF JUST COMPENSATION WITH RIGHT OF TRIAL BY JURY IN ALL CONDEMNATION CASES, AND TO MAKE SIMILAR STATUTORY CHANGES.
House amendment makes the following changes to the 4th edition.
Amends GS 40A-3(1) and the prefatory language of GS 40A-3(a) regarding the exercise of eminent domain for public use by corporations, bodies politic, or persons for the construction of specified structuresto authorize the acquisition of property by purchase or condemnation for the purposes of constructing communications facilities (was, telegraphs and telephones),facilities related to the distribution of natural gas,and pipelines or mains originating in North Carolina for the transportation of natural gas.
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