GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA

SESSION 2011

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HOUSE DRH11046-MA-141A*  (02/16)

 

 

 

Short Title:        State Shrimp Festival-Sneads Ferry.

(Public)

Sponsors:

Representative Shepard.

Referred to:

 

 

 

A BILL TO BE ENTITLED

AN ACT to make the sneads ferry shrimp festival the official state shrimp festival.

Whereas, since 1970, the Town of Sneads Ferry has held an annual shrimp festival to bring the community and surrounding areas together in celebration of the Town's coastal and aquacultural heritage; and

Whereas, the Sneads Ferry Shrimp Festival has grown into a great marketing and promotional tool for the Sneads Ferry community, Onslow County, and eastern North Carolina; and

Whereas, the Sneads Ferry Shrimp Festival should be adopted as the official shrimp festival of the State of North Carolina; Now, therefore,

The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:

SECTION 1.  Chapter 145 of the General Statutes is amended by adding a new section to read:

" 145-33.  State Shrimp Festival.

The Sneads Ferry Shrimp Festival is adopted as the official shrimp festival of the State of North Carolina."

SECTION 2.  This act is effective when it becomes law.