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North Carolina General Statutes
Chapter 159B: Joint Municipal Electric Power and Energy Act.

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Article 1 - Short Title, Legislative Findings and Definitions. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 159B-1§ 159B-1. Short title.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 159B-2§ 159B-2. Legislative findings and purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 159B-3§ 159B-3. Definitions.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 2 - Joint Agencies; Municipalities. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 159B-4§ 159B-4. Authority of municipalities to jointly cooperate.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 159B-5§ 159B-5. Joint ownership of a project; provisions of the contract or agreement with respect thereto.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 159B-5.1§ 159B-5.1. Joint ownership with other public or private entities engaged in generation, transmission or distribution of electric power for resale.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 159B-6§ 159B-6. Sale of capacity and output by a municipality.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 159B-7§ 159B-7. Licenses, permits, certificates and approvals.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 159B-8§ 159B-8: Repealed by Session Laws 1995, c. 412, s. 4.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 159B-9§ 159B-9. Creation of a joint agency; board of commissioners.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 159B-10§ 159B-10. Executive committee, composition; powers and duties; terms.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 159B-11§ 159B-11. General powers of joint agencies; prerequisites to undertaking projects.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 159B-12§ 159B-12. Sale of capacity and output by a joint agency; support contracts; other contracts with a joint agency.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 159B-13§ 159B-13. Sale of excess capacity and output by a joint agency.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 159B-14§ 159B-14. Bonds of a joint agency.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 159B-15§ 159B-15. Issuance of bonds.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 159B-16§ 159B-16. Resolution or trust agreement.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 159B-16.1§ 159B-16.1. Revenues – NCEMPA members.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 159B-17§ 159B-17. Revenues – other municipalities.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 159B-18§ 159B-18. Trust funds; investment authority.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 159B-19§ 159B-19. Remedies.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 159B-20§ 159B-20. Status of bonds under Uniform Commercial Code.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 159B-21§ 159B-21. Bonds eligible for investment.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 159B-22§ 159B-22. Agreement of the State.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 159B-23§ 159B-23. Limited liability.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 159B-24§ 159B-24. Approval and sale of bonds.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 159B-25§ 159B-25. Refunding bonds.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 159B-26§ 159B-26. Tax exemption.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 159B-27§ 159B-27. Taxes; payments in lieu of taxes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 159B-28§ 159B-28. Personnel.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 159B-29§ 159B-29. Dissolution of joint agencies.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 159B-30§ 159B-30. Annual reports.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 159B-30.1§ 159B-30.1. Additional reports.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 159B-31§ 159B-31. Legislative consent to the application of laws of other states.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 159B-32§ 159B-32. Government grants and loans.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 159B-33§ 159B-33. Eminent domain.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 159B-34§ 159B-34. Liability and defense.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 159B-35§ 159B-35. Additional method.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 159B-36§ 159B-36: Recodified as § 159B-52 by Session Laws 1983, c. 609, s. 8.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 159B-37§ 159B-37. Actions relating to bonds or to security for bonds.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 159B-38§ 159B-38. Confidentiality of contract discussions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 159B-39§ 159B-39. Permitted uses of revenue from electric power rates.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 159B-40§ 159B-40. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 159B-41§ 159B-41. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 3 - Joint Municipal Assistance Agencies. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 159B-42§ 159B-42. Joint municipal assistance agencies.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 159B-43§ 159B-43. Joint municipal assistance agencies authorized.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 159B-43.1§ 159B-43.1. Alternative to board of commissioners.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 159B-44§ 159B-44. General powers of joint municipal assistance agencies and municipalities.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 159B-45§ 159B-45. Dissolution.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 159B-46§ 159B-46. Reports, liability, and personnel.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 159B-47§ 159B-47. Defense.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 159B-48§ 159B-48. Nonmunicipal members; constituent institutions of The University of North Carolina.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 159B-49§ 159B-49. Associate members.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 159B-50§ 159B-50. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 159B-51§ 159B-51. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 4 - Construction. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 159B-52§ 159B-52. Chapter liberally construed.[HTML] [RTF]

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