Bill Summary for H 171 (2011-2012)
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TO RESTATE THAT A MUNICIPALITY HAS NO AUTHORITY TO PETITION ITSELF FOR SELF-ANNEXATION OF PROPERTY IT DOES NOT OWN OR HAVE ANY LEGAL INTEREST IN, SUCH AS STATE-MAINTAINED STREETS.Intro. by L. Brown.
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House committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition.
Adds new section amending GS 160A-58.1(a) (concerning voluntary satellite annexations) to add that a petition for annexation is not valid when: (1) it is unsigned; (2) it is signed by the city for the annexation of property the city does not own or have a legal interest in; or (3) it is for the annexation of property for which a signature is not required and the property owner objects to the annexation. Clarifies that a city (in proposed GS 160A-58.7(b)) and a municipality (in proposed GS 160A-31(i)) have no authority to adopt a resolution or petition for annexation of property it does not own or have any legal interest in. Makes a clarifying change, and changes the bill’s title to reflect new content.