GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
SESSION LAW 2019-197
SENATE BILL 68
AN ACT to amend the percentage of nonbetterment cost paid by MUNICIPALITIES for the relocation of water and sewer lines.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
SECTION 1. G.S. 136‑27.1(b) reads as rewritten:
"(b) A municipality with a population of greater than 10,000 shall pay a percentage of the nonbetterment cost for relocation of water and sewer lines owned by the municipality and located within the existing State transportation project right‑of‑way that are necessary to be relocated for a State transportation improvement project. The percentage shall be based on the municipality's population, with the Department paying the remaining costs, as follows:
(1) A municipality with a
population of greater than 10,000, but less than
25,000, 50,000, shall
pay twenty‑five percent (25%) of the cost.
(2) A municipality with a
25,000 50,000 or greater, but less than 50,000, than
100,000, shall pay fifty percent (50%) of the cost.
(3) A municipality with a
of 50,000 of 100,000 or greater shall pay one hundred
percent (100%) of the cost."
SECTION 2. This act is effective when it becomes law.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified this the 7th day of August, 2019.
s/ Philip E. Berger
President Pro Tempore of the Senate
s/ Tim Moore
Speaker of the House of Representatives
s/ Roy Cooper
Approved 5:11 p.m. this 14th day of August, 2019