Bill Summaries: H66 (2011-2012 Session)

  • Summary date: Jun 18 2011 - View summary

    AN ACT TO PROVIDE GEOGRAPHIC PARITY IN REPRESENTATION ON THE GREENE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS. Summarized in Daily Bulletin 2/9/11, 6/7/11, and 6/16/11. Enacted June 17, 2011. Effective June 17, 2011.

  • Summary date: Jun 16 2011 - View summary

    Senate amendment makes the following changes to 2nd edition. Makes the specified elections districts subject to a referendum, to be conducted in the 2012 general election. If approved by the voters, makes the districts effective with respect to elections conducted in 2014 and thereafter. Provides details for terms of office for members of the Greene County Board of Commissioners.

  • Summary date: Jun 8 2011 - View summary

    House committee substitute, reported in on 6/7/11, makes changes to the first edition. Adds list of districts in Greene County within which elections will be conducted. Specifies that election districts may be revised based on Census returns, beginning with the 2020 Census. Requires the county commissioners to submit changes required by this act to the U.S. Department of Justice pursuant to Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

  • Summary date: Feb 9 2011 - View summary

    Suspends GS Chapter 153A, Article 4, Part 4 (modification in the structure of the board of commissioners), until January 1, 2015, and provides that the 2012 election for the Greene County Board of Commissioners (Commissioners) is to be conducted in District 1. Directs the Commissioners to submit the required changes to the U.S. Department of Justice under Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Applies only to Greene County.