AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE TIME OF THE NEXT GENERAL ELECTION TO FILL CERTAIN VACANCIES IN THE OFFICE OF COUNTY COMMISSIONER. Enacted March 16, 2017. Effective March 16, 2017.
Bill Summaries: H119 (2017-2018 Session)
Bill H 119 (2017-2018)Summary date: Mar 20 2017 - View summary
Bill H 119 (2017-2018)Summary date: Feb 15 2017 - View summary
Amends GS 153A-27 (concerning vacancies on a county board of commissioners) and GS 153A-27.1 (concerning vacancies on the board of commissioners in specified counties) to provide that if a commissioner being replaced was serving a two‑year term, or if the commissioner was serving a four‑year term and the vacancy occurs later than 60 days before the general election for county commissioner held after the first two years of the term, the appointment to fill the vacancy is for the remainder of the unexpired term. Otherwise, provides that the term of the person appointed to fill the vacancy extends to the first Monday in December next following the first general election for county commissioner held more than 60 days after the day the vacancy occurs.