GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
SESSION LAW 2011-75
SENATE BILL 212
AN ACT allowing the register of deeds to register a map of a cemetery that lacks a surveyor's stamp or seal and the original signature of the surveyor under certain CIRCUMSTANCES.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
SECTION 1. G.S. 161‑14 is amended by adding a new subsection to read:
"(e) Notwithstanding subsection (a) of this section, the register of deeds shall immediately register a written instrument presented to him or her for registration that meets the following requirements: (i) the instrument is a portion of a map of a cemetery that was divided into sections based upon race, (ii) the other portion of the map of a cemetery was properly registered in the office of the register of deeds, and (iii) the unregistered portion of the map does not have the surveyor's stamp or seal and original signature affixed."
SECTION 2. This act is effective when it becomes law.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified this the 11th day of May, 2011.
s/ Walter H. Dalton
President of the Senate
s/ Thom Tillis
Speaker of the House of Representatives
s/ Beverly E. Perdue
Approved 11:20 a.m. this 12th day of May, 2011