HOUSE BILL 1181
AN ACT TO ALLOW UNION COUNTY TO COLLECT UTILITY BILLS AS IF THEY WERE TAXES DUE THE COUNTY.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
Section 1. Whenever water supply or distribution or sewage collection or disposal is provided by a county under Article 15 of Chapter 153A of the General Statutes, and the person legally responsible for payment of the rents, rates, fees or charges for the service fails to pay such rents, rates, fees or charges for more than 60 days after they became delinquent, the county providing the service may treat the amount due as if it were a tax due to the county and may proceed to collect the amount due through the use of levy on tangible personal property under G.S. 105-367 or attachment and garnishment as set out in G.S. 105-368.
Sec. 2. This act applies to Union County only.
Sec. 3. This act shall become effective July 1, 1981.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified, this the 22nd day of June, 1981.