Was passed and is now law. here is the text:
GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
SESSION LAW 2013-317
HOUSE BILL 186
AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWNS OF CORNELIUS, DAVIDSON, HUNTERSVILLE, MOORESVILLE, AND TROUTMAN TO ENFORCE MUNICIPAL NOISE ORDINANCES AND STATE STATUTES PERTAINING TO THEFT AND VANDALISM ON THE WATERS OF LAKE NORMAN.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
SECTION 1. If a municipality has adopted a noise ordinance pursuant to Chapter 160A of the General Statutes, it may enforce the noise ordinance, except boat engine noise, on the waters of Lake Norman. A municipality shall not enforce any municipal noise ordinance pursuant to this act if the noise ordinance conflicts with the provisions of Chapter 75A or Chapter 113 of the General Statutes or with regard to engine noise emanating from the routine underway operation of any motor vessel engaged in recreational activities on the waters of Lake Norman, except where such noise violates State law pertaining to noise from motor vessels.
SECTION 2. A municipality may enforce State law concerning theft or vandalism of or from vessels located in, or docked in or above, the waters of Lake Norman.
SECTION 3. This act applies to the Towns of Cornelius, Davidson, Huntersville, Mooresville, and Troutman.
SECTION 4. This act becomes effective August 19, 2013, and applies to offenses occurring on after that date.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified this the 23rd day of July, 2013.
s/ Louis M. Pate, Jr.
Deputy President Pro Tempore of the Senate
s/ Thom Tillis
Speaker of the House of Representatives