GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
Section 1. G.S. 153A-309 reads as rewritten:
"§ 153A-309. EMS services in fire protection districts.
(a) If a service district is established under this Article for fire protection purposes under G.S. 153A-301(2), (including a district established with a rate limitation under G.S. 153A-309.2), and it was not also established under this Article for ambulance and rescue purposes under G.S. 153A-301(7), the board of county commissioners may, by resolution, permit the service district to provide emergency medical, rescue, and/or ambulance services, and may levy property taxes for such purposes under G.S. 153A-307, but if the district was established under G.S. 153A-309.2, the rate limitation established under that section shall continue to apply.
(b) The resolution expanding the purposes of the district under this section shall take effect at the beginning of a fiscal year commencing after its passage."
Sec. 2. This act is effective upon ratification.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified this the 4th day of July, 1989.