House committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes. Amends GS 136-82 by adding that nothing in the statute affects the Department of Transportation's authority to collect tolls according to the fare and rate structure established in 19A NCAC 02D .0532 and in effect as of May 1, 2013.
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A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO REMOVE MANDATORY FERRY TOLLING AND TO PROVIDE THE DEPARTMENT WITH EXPANDED AUTHORIZATION TO GENERATE RECEIPTS TO SUPPORT ONGOING OPERATION OF THE FERRY SYSTEM.Intro. by Jeter, Tine, Torbett, Iler.
Bill H 475 (2013-2014)Summary date: May 29 2013 - More information
Bill H 475 (2013-2014)Summary date: Mar 28 2013 - More information
Amends GS 136-82 to no longer require the Department of Transportation (DOT) to collect ferry tolls. Defines ferry system. Allows the DOT to operate or contract for the following receipt-generating activities and use the proceeds to promote, improve, repair, maintain, or operate the ferry system: (1) operation of concessions on the ferries and at the ferry facilities, including internet access; (2) the sale of name rights to any ferry vessel, route, or facility; and (3) advertising on or within any ferry vessel. Makes clarifying and techncial changes.