HOUSE BILL 1487
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE DE-ANNEXATION OF A CERTAIN AREA FROM THE LUMBERTON CITY SCHOOL ADMINISTRATIVE UNIT.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
Section 1. The area affected by this legislation is as identified and described in Chapter 443 of the North Carolina Session Laws of 1969 with such description being incorporated herein by reference.
Sec. 2. That said area shall become a part of the Robeson County School Administrative Unit for all purposes on the effective date of this act, except as expressly provided herein.
Sec. 3. That the supplemental tax heretofore levied on the property located in said area is abrogated.
Sec. 4. Since the area will not be a part of the County School Administrative Unit until after the 29 June 82 Primary, the qualified voters in the area shall not be eligible to vote in the Primary or Second Primary, but shall be eligible to vote in the General Election.
Sec. 5. That the Robeson County Board of Education shall be empowered to modify the electoral scheme for the members thereon pursuant to the provisions of the Plan of Merger and Consolidation of the Maxton City Board of Education and the Robeson County Board of Education on file with the Secretary of State.
Sec. 6. That the Robeson County Board of Education and the Lumberton Board of Education are authorized and empowered by mutual agreement to provide for the orderly transfer of said area into the Robeson County School Administrative Unit, including the assignment of pupils to particular schools in each school unit, the affording of bus transportation, and the charging of reasonable tuition to students.
Sec. 7. That all laws and clauses of laws in conflict with the provisions hereof are hereby repealed to the extent necessary to give effect to the provisions hereof.
Sec. 8. Sections 1 through 7 of this act shall only become effective if the Lumberton City Board of Education and the Robeson County Board of Education both adopt a resolution prior to July 1, 1982, to place the act into effect. Such resolution may not be adopted until after the two boards have held a joint public hearing, with notice of that hearing having been given at least five days before the hearing in a newspaper in Robeson County. If both boards adopt such a resolution, then Sections 1 through 7 of this act shall become effective July 1, 1982. This Section is effective upon ratification. A copy of any resolution adopted under this Section shall be filed with the Secretary of State.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified, this the 18th day of June, 1982.