SENATE BILL 356
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT HUNTING DEER FROM BOATS OR FLOATING DEVICES ON THE ROANOKE RIVER IN BERTIE AND NORTHAMPTON COUNTIES.
The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:
Section 1. G.S. 113-104 is hereby amended by inserting in line 3 of the last paragraph after the word "hunters" the following words: "their guns, dogs, or other hunting equipment".
Sec. 2. G.S. 113-104 is further amended by striking the words "Bertie" and "Northampton" and by adding at the end of said paragraph the following: "With respect to the Roanoke River and its tributaries in Northampton and Bertie Counties, but not to any of its tributaries in Halifax and Edgecombe Counties, between the Roanoke River's intersection with U.S. Highway 301 at Weldon in Northampton County and its intersection with U.S. Highway 17 at Williamston in Bertie County, this paragraph shall apply; provided, however, this paragraph shall not apply to any other river or stream in Northampton, Bertie, Edgecombe and Halifax Counties."
Sec. 3. For the purposes of this act, no portion of the Roanoke River shall be deemed to lie in Martin County.
Sec. 4. This act shall be effective on ratification.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified, this the 26th day of May, 1971.