Bill Summary for H 478 (2015-2016)

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Apr 1 2015

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View NCGA Bill Details2015-2016 Session
House Bill 478 (Local) Filed Wednesday, April 1, 2015
AN ACT AUTHORIZING BRUNSWICK COUNTY TO REGULATE NAVIGABLE WATERS WITHIN ITS BOUNDARIES.
Intro. by Iler.

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Allows the Board of Commissioners of Brunswick County to adopt and enforce ordinances for the navigable waters within the county's jurisdictional boundaries, which (1) relate to the operation of boats and vessels, including restrictions concerning the types of activities conducted on the navigable waters within the jurisdictional limits of the county; (2) restrict the anchoring of boats and vessels as to location; and (3) generally, regulate the anchoring of vessels within its navigable waters. Provides that if any rules or regulations of the North Carolina Wildlife Commission, the US Coast Guard, or the US Army Corps of Engineers expressly conflict with ordinances adopted by the county, then the state or federal rule or regulation prevails. Allows Brunswick County to appropriate funds to carry out the power and authority granted by this act.

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