102 STAT. 2742
PUBLIC LAW 100-549—OCT. 28, 1988
Public Law 100-549 100th Congress Joint Resolution Oct 28 1988 ' [H.J. Res. 644]
Granting the consent of Congress to the compact entered into between the State of North Carolina and the State of South Carolina establishing the Lake Wylie Marine Commission.
Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. CONSENT OF CONGRESS TO COMPACT.
The Congress consents to the compact entered into between the State of North Carolina and the State of South Carolina establishing the Lake Wylie Marine Commission. The compact is substantially as follows: "SECTION 1. For purposes of this act: "(1) 'Board' means the board of commissioners of Mecklenburg and Gaston Counties, North Carolina and the county council of York County, South Carolina. "(2) 'Commission' means the Lake Wylie Marine Commission or its governing board as the case may be. "(3) 'Commissioner' means a member of the governing board of the Lake Wylie Marine Commission. "(4) 'Three counties' means Mecklenburg and Gaston Counties, North Carolina, and York County, South Carolina. "(5) 'Joint ordinance' means an ordinance substantially identical in content adopted separately by the board in each of the three counties. "(6) 'Lake Wylie' means the impounded body of water along the Catawba River in the three counties extending from the base of Mountain Island Dam downstream to the Catawba Dam. "(7) 'Shoreline area' means, except as restricted by a joint ordinance, the area within the three counties lying within 1000 feet of the mean high-water line (570 feet) on Lake Wylie. In addition, the shoreline area includes all islands within Lake Wylie and all peninsulas extending into the waters of Lake Wylie. "(8) 'Wildlife Commission' means the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission and the South Carolina Department of Wildlife and Marine Resources. "SEC. 2. The three counties may by joint ordinance create the Lake Wylie Marine Commission. Upon its creation, the Commission has the powers, duties and responsibilities conferred upon it by joint ordinance subject to the laws of each applicable state. The provisions of any joint ordinance may be modified, amended, or rescinded by a subsequent joint ordinance. A county may unilaterally withdraw from participation as required by any joint ordinance or the provisions of this act, once the commission has been created. Any county may, by ordinance, unilaterally withdraw from the commission at the end of any budget period upon ninety days prior written notice. Upon the effectuation of the withdrawal, the Commission is