AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE MANNER IN WHICH VACANCIES ARE FILLED IN THE OFFICE OF UNITED STATES SENATOR. Enacted June 26, 2018. Effective June 26, 2018.
Bill Summaries: H659 (2017-2018 Session)
Summary date: Jun 26 2018 - View summary
Summary date: Jun 12 2018 - View summary
Senate committee substitute makes the following technical change to 1st edition. Amends GS 163A-12, rather than GS 163-12, as GS 163-12 has been recodified as GS 163A-12.
Summary date: Apr 7 2017 - View summary
Amends GS 163-12 by requiring that a vacancy in the office of a US Senator who was elected as the nominee of a political party, be filled by appointment by the Governor from a list of three individuals recommended by the State executive committee of the political party with which the vacating member was affiliated when elected if that committee makes the recommendations within 30 days of the vacancy. Applies to vacancies filled on or after the date the act becomes law.