Bill Text: NC H184 | 2017-2018 | Regular Session | Amended
Bill Title: Certain Towns/Sewer Fee Collections
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-1)
Status: (Introduced) 2017-03-15 - Re-ref Com On Finance [H184 Detail]
GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
HOUSE BILL 184
Short Title: Certain Towns/Sewer Fee Collections.
Representatives C. Graham, Brisson, Pierce, and G. Graham (Primary Sponsors).
For a complete list of sponsors, refer to the North Carolina General Assembly web site.
State and Local Government I, if favorable, Finance
February 27, 2017
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
AN ACT authorizing the towns of la grange, fairmont, Proctorville, and st. pauls to bill and collect fees for sewer services as property taxes.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
SECTION 1. G.S. 160A‑314 reads as rewritten:
"§ 160A‑314. Authority to fix and enforce rates.
(4) A city may adopt an ordinance providing that any fee imposed under this subsection may be billed with property taxes, may be payable in the same manner as property taxes, and, in the case of nonpayment, may be collected in any manner by which delinquent personal or real property taxes can be collected. If an ordinance states that delinquent fees can be collected in the same manner as delinquent real property taxes, the fees are a lien on the real property described on the bill that includes the fee.
This subdivision applies only to the Cities of Creedmoor, Durham and Winston‑Salem, the Towns of Butner, Fairmont, Garner, Kernersville, Knightdale, La Grange, Morrisville, Proctorville, St. Pauls, Stem, Wendell, and Zebulon, and the Village of Clemmons.
SECTION 2. This act is effective when it becomes law.