GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
SESSION LAW 2007-28
HOUSE BILL 406
AN ACT to adopt the ayden collard festival as the official collard festival of the state of north carolina.
Whereas, since 1975, the Town of Ayden has held an annual collard festival to bring the community and surrounding areas together in celebration of the Town's farming and agricultural heritage; and
Whereas, the Ayden Collard Festival has grown into a great marketing and promotional tool for the Ayden community, Pitt County, and eastern North Carolina; and
Whereas, the Ayden Collard Festival should be adopted as the official collard 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:
"§ 145-27. State Collard Festival.
The Ayden Collard Festival is adopted as the official collard festival of the State of North Carolina."
SECTION 2. This act is effective when it becomes law.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified this the 26th day of April, 2007.
s/ Beverly E. Perdue
President of the Senate
s/ Joe Hackney
Speaker of the House of Representatives
s/ Michael F. Easley
Approved 11:36 a.m. this 28th day of April, 2007