GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
SESSION LAW 2017-64
SENATE BILL 63
AN ACT to require the military affairs commission to adopt a comprehensive strategic plan to enhance north carolina military installations and their missions.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
SECTION 1. Article 14 of Chapter 143B of the General Statutes is amended by adding a new section to read:
"§ 143B‑1310.1. Strategic plan.
(a) Strategic Plan. – The Military Affairs Commission shall adopt a comprehensive strategic plan to enhance North Carolina military installations and their missions. The strategic plan shall include specific objectives related to the following topics:
(1) Supporting and enhancing existing military installations and missions.
(2) Attracting new military assets and missions to North Carolina.
(3) Expanding military‑related economic development in North Carolina.
(4) Improving the quality of life for military members and their families, military retirees, and veterans.
(5) Advocating military‑related issues to the General Assembly, the United States Congress, and State and federal agencies.
(6) Any other topic related to enhancing North Carolina military installations and their missions.
(b) Update, Review, and Report. – The Commission shall update this plan every four years. The Commission shall annually review the State's performance based on this plan and shall annually report the results of its review to the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on General Government."
SECTION 2. The Military Affairs Commission's February 2016 "Strategic Plan for Supporting and Enhancing North Carolina Military Missions and Installations" satisfies the requirements of G.S. 143B‑1310.1(a). The Military Affairs Commission shall complete its first annual review and its first annual report to the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on General Government by November 1, 2017. The Military Affairs Commission shall complete its first update of the strategic plan by November 1, 2020.
SECTION 3. This act is effective when it becomes law.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified this the 19th day of June, 2017.
s/ Philip E. Berger
President Pro Tempore of the Senate
s/ Tim Moore
Speaker of the House of Representatives
s/ Roy Cooper
Approved 6:10 p.m. this 28th day of June, 2017