Bill Summary for S 477 (2015-2016)

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Mar 26 2015

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View NCGA Bill Details2015-2016 Session
Senate Bill 477 (Public) Filed Wednesday, March 25, 2015
AN ACT TO TRANSFER THE FORMER BLADEN CORRECTIONAL CENTER PROPERTY TO THE BLADEN COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS.
Intro. by Brown.

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Amends GS 100-2 (approval of memorials before acceptance by state; regulation of existing monuments, memorials, plaques, etc; work of art defined; highway markers; criminal offense) to make the statute applicable to monuments, memorial, plaques, or works of art. Prohibits a monument, memorial, plaque, or work or art commemorating events, veterans, or persons of state history that is located on property owned by the state or any of its political subdivisions from being relocated, disturbed, altered, or defaced. Makes violations of the prohibition a Class 1 misdemeanor. Allows for removal, relocation, or alteration, under specified circumstances, including approval of the NC Historical Commission by a two-thirds vote.

Applies to offenses committed on or after December 1, 2015. 

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