North Carolina Municipal Annexation Amendment (2014)

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The North Carolina Municipal Annexation Amendment may appear on the November 4, 2014 ballot in North Carolina as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment. The measure, upon voter approval, would disempower the state legislature from authorizing any annexation initiated by a city, town or other municipality unless voters within the proposed area of annexation approve the annexation.[1]

The proposed amendment is sponsored in the North Carolina Legislature as House Bill 79.[2]



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See also: Amending the North Carolina Constitution

Section 4 of Article XIII of the North Carolina Constitution requires that a legislatively-referred amendment go on the ballot after it is approved by a 60 percent vote in each chamber of the North Carolina State Legislature.

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