North Carolina General Assembly
NC General Statutes
Chapter 159B - Joint Municipal Electric Power and Energy Act.
The Statutes on the North Carolina General Assembly website reflect changes made in the
legislative session, through 7/30/2016.
Short Title, Legislative Findings and Definitions.
§ 159B-1. Short title.
§ 159B-2. Legislative findings and purposes.
§ 159B-3. Definitions.
Joint Agencies; Municipalities.
§ 159B-4. Authority of municipalities to jointly cooperate.
§ 159B-5. Joint ownership of a project; provisions of the contract or agreement with respect thereto.
§ 159B-5.1. Joint ownership with other public or private entities engaged in generation, transmission or distribution of electric power for resale.
§ 159B-6. Sale of capacity and output by a municipality.
§ 159B-7. Licenses, permits, certificates and approvals.
§ 159B-8: Repealed by Session Laws 1995, c. 412, s. 4.
§ 159B-9. Creation of a joint agency; board of commissioners.
§ 159B-10. Executive committee, composition; powers and duties; terms.
§ 159B-11. General powers of joint agencies; prerequisites to undertaking projects.
§ 159B-12. Sale of capacity and output by a joint agency; support contracts; other contracts with a joint agency.
§ 159B-13. Sale of excess capacity and output by a joint agency.
§ 159B-14. Bonds of a joint agency.
§ 159B-15. Issuance of bonds.
§ 159B-16. Resolution or trust agreement.
§ 159B-16.1. Revenues – NCEMPA members.
§ 159B-17. Revenues – other municipalities.
§ 159B-18. Trust funds; investment authority.
§ 159B-19. Remedies.
§ 159B-20. Status of bonds under Uniform Commercial Code.
§ 159B-21. Bonds eligible for investment.
§ 159B-22. Agreement of the State.
§ 159B-23. Limited liability.
§ 159B-24. Approval and sale of bonds.
§ 159B-25. Refunding bonds.
§ 159B-26. Tax exemption.
§ 159B-27. Taxes; payments in lieu of taxes.
§ 159B-28. Personnel.
§ 159B-29. Dissolution of joint agencies.
§ 159B-30. Annual reports.
§ 159B-30.1. Additional reports.
§ 159B-31. Legislative consent to the application of laws of other states.
§ 159B-32. Government grants and loans.
§ 159B-33. Eminent domain.
§ 159B-34. Liability and defense.
§ 159B-35. Additional method.
§ 159B-36: Recodified as § 159B-52 by Session Laws 1983, c. 609, s. 8.
§ 159B-37. Actions relating to bonds or to security for bonds.
§ 159B-38. Confidentiality of contract discussions.
§ 159B-39. Permitted uses of revenue from electric power rates.
§ 159B-40. Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 159B-41. Reserved for future codification purposes.
Joint Municipal Assistance Agencies.
§ 159B-42. Joint municipal assistance agencies.
§ 159B-43. Joint municipal assistance agencies authorized.
§ 159B-43.1. Alternative to board of commissioners.
§ 159B-44. General powers of joint municipal assistance agencies and municipalities.
§ 159B-45. Dissolution.
§ 159B-46. Reports, liability, and personnel.
§ 159B-47. Defense.
§ 159B-48. Nonmunicipal members; constituent institutions of The University of North Carolina.
§ 159B-49. Associate members.
§ 159B-50. Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 159B-51. Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 159B-52. Chapter liberally construed.