GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
Section 1. Section 1 of Chapter 161 of the 1991 Session Laws reads as rewritten:
"Section 1. Notwithstanding Section 12 of Chapter 860 of the 1971 Session Laws, as amended by Chapter 966 of the 1983 Session Laws (Regular Session 1984), the Towns of Matthews, Mint Hill, and Pineville and the City of Charlotte may exercise the powers granted by Article 19 of Chapter 160A of the General Statutes within extraterritorial areas in Mecklenburg County not to exceed one mile of their respective corporate limits, subject to the limitations set forth in this act. Notwithstanding Section 12 of Chapter 860 of the 1971 Session Laws, as amended by Section 1 of Chapter 966 of the 1983 Session Laws, the Towns of Cornelius, Davidson, and Huntersville may exercise in Mecklenburg County the powers granted by Article 19 of Chapter 160A of the General Statutes within the sphere of influence as defined by the annexation agreement described in Chapter 953 of the 1983 Session Laws, subject to the limitations set forth in this act."
Section 2. Ordinances authorized under this act may be adopted as provided by law at any time after ratification of this act but may not become effective prior to July 1, 1997.
Section 3. This act is effective when it becomes law.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified this the 29th day of May, 1997.
s/ Dennis A. Wicker
President of the Senate
s/ Harold J. Brubaker
Speaker of the House of Representatives