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The majority of 1951 General Assembly legislation was on a local level. Esser examines the consequences of such an established local legislation, and the laws affecting North Carolina counties.
From the standpoint of legislative procedure, bills passing through the North Carolina General Assembly fall into two broad categories: public and local. Local bills apply onto to those counties, cities, or other local units that are specifically named in the bill. Ferrell examines the state of local legislation in the North Carolina General Assembly and calls for some reform in its handling.
North Carolina’s local governments had high stakes in this year’s legislative session. Important bills dealt with abolition of the property tax on business inventories, highway rights-of-way, billboard regulation, the local option sales tax, among many other issues. David E. Reynolds, executive director of the North Carolina League of Municipalities, discusses these legislative acts and how they will affect the infrastructures of cities and towns.