AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE ADMINISTRATION OF NONPARTISAN MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS BY COUNTY BOARDS OF ELECTIONS. Summarized in Daily Bulletin 2/1/11 and 3/10/11. Enacted April 7, 2011. Effective April 7, 2011.
Summary date: Apr 7 2011 - View summary
Bill H 21 (2011-2012)Summary date: Mar 10 2011 - View summary
House committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition.
Repeals GS 163-285 which exempted the municipalities of Morganton, Old Fort, Granite Falls, and Rhodhiss from mandatory voter registration and election administration by county boards of elections. Amends GS 163-284 to reflect the repeal of GS 163-285, providing that the registration of voters and the conduct of all elections in municipalities and special districts are under the authority of the county board of elections (1st edition made an exception as to the specific municipalities named in GS 163-285).
Makes conforming changes repealing the following statutes regarding the administration and authority of municipal boards of elections: GS 163-280, 163-280.1, 163-281, 163-286(b), and 163-289(c).
Makes additional conforming changes deleting references to the purpose, operation, and authority of municipal boards of elections from the following: GS 163-287, 163-288, 163-288.1(a), 115C-507, 120-30.9F, 128-1.1(d), 162A-35, 163-22, 163-25, 163-38, 163-40, 163-42, 163-278.6(1), 163-298, 163-299(g), 163-300, 163-301, and 163-304.
Amends the title to reflect bill content.
Bill H 21 (2011-2012)Summary date: Feb 1 2011 - View summary
Deletes subsection (a) of GS 163-284, which detailed the transfer procedures for registration and election administration from municipalities and special districts to county boards of elections. Clarifies that the specific municipalities listed in GS 163-285 (Morganton, Old Fort, Granite Falls, and Rhodhiss) are excepted from mandatory voter registration and election administration by county boards of elections. Makes conforming changes.