GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
Section 1. Chapter 729 of the Session Laws of 1993 is repealed.
Sec. 2. Section 1 of this act becomes effective only if approved by the qualified voters of the Town of Sandyfield in a referendum. The election shall be conducted by the Columbus County Board of Elections on November 7, 1995. The question on the ballot shall be:
"[ ] FOR [ ] AGAINST
Incorporation of the Town of Sandyfield".
Sec. 3. If a majority of the votes are cast AGAINST the question, then effective upon the certification of the results of the election, Section 1 of this act becomes effective, except that the governing board of the town as of the date of the election is continued in office until January 1, 1996, for the sole purpose of liquidating the assets and liabilities of the town and filing any financial reports that may be required by law. If a majority of the votes are cast AGAINST the question, then the election of town officers on that date is voided. Any net assets of the Town shall be paid over to Columbus County, which shall use those funds for some public purpose in the area of the former town.
Sec. 4. This act is effective upon ratification.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified this the 29th day of May, 1995.
Dennis A. Wicker
President of the Senate
Harold J. Brubaker
Speaker of the House of Representatives