AN ACT TO ALLOW RANDOLPH COUNTY TO NOT ACCEPT THE REGISTRATION OF A DEED TRANSFERRING REAL PROPERTY WHEN TAXES ARE DELINQUENT. Enacted June 11, 2019. Effective June 11, 2019.
Summary date: Jun 11 2019 - View Summary
Summary date: May 3 2019 - View Summary
House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.
Deletes the proposed changes to GS 161-31 to allow all counties rather than certain counties to prohibit their respective register of deeds from accepting the registration of a deed transferring real property when taxes are delinquent. Instead maintains the statute's scope of the existing named counties and expands its scope to include Randolph County. Makes conforming changes to the act's long title.
Summary date: Feb 26 2019 - View Summary
Under current law, GS 161-31, certain counties are authorized to prohibit their respective register of deeds from accepting for the registration a deed transferring real property when taxes are delinquent. Amends the statute by removing the provision limiting the scope of the statute to specified counties, thereby authorizing all counties to establish the rule by resolution.