GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
Section 1. G.S. 18B-1006 is amended by adding a new subsection to read:
"(m) Interstate Interchange Economic Development Zones. – The Commission may issue permits listed in G.S. 18B-1001(10), without approval at an election, to qualified establishments defined in G.S. 18B-1000(4), (6), and (8) located within one mile of an interstate highway interchange located in a county that:
(1) Has approved the sale of malt beverages, unfortified wine, and fortified wine, but not mixed beverages;
(2) Operates ABC stores;
(3) Borders on another state; and
(4) Lies north and east of the Roanoke River."
Section 2. This act is effective when it becomes law.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified this the 5th day of August, 1997.
s/ Dennis A. Wicker
President of the Senate
s/ Harold J. Brubaker
Speaker of the House of Representatives
s/ James B. Hunt, Jr.
Approved 1:50 p.m. this 14th day of August, 1997