Includes whereas clauses. Enacts new GS 116-6.2 governing the appointment of legislative members to the UNC Board of Governors (BOG), as follows. Requires that every two years, beginning in 2021, the following legislative members of the BOG are to be appointed as follows: (1) two candidates must be appointed upon the recommendation of the President Pro Tempore of the Senate from the current membership of the Senate; and (2) two candidates must be appointed upon the recommendation of the Speaker of the House of Representatives from the current membership of the House of Representatives. Terms commence on July 1 of odd-numbered years, and all legislative members serve two-year terms, with no one legislator serving more than two full terms. Specifies that legislative members do not have a vote. Provides for filling vacancies. Specifies that a legislator appointed as a member to the BOG serves in an ex officio capacity and that the service does not constitute the holding of an office for the purpose of determining dual office holding under the State constitution. Makes conforming changes to GS 116-7.
Bill H 455 (2021-2022)Summary date: Mar 30 2021 - View summary