CONST. AMENDMENT-LIMIT GOVERNOR/LG TO 2 TERMS.

View NCGA Bill Details2017-2018 Session
House Bill 105 (Public) Filed Tuesday, February 14, 2017
AN ACT TO LIMIT THE GOVERNOR AND THE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR TO A LIFETIME MAXIMUM OF TWO TERMS.
Intro. by Bert Jones.

Status: Ref To Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate (Senate Action) (Apr 26 2017)
H 105

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Apr 25 2017 - More information

    House amendment makes the following changes to the 2nd edition:

    Amends proposed amendment to the constitution to restrict eligibility for Governor or Lt. Governor to prohibit more than two terms in each office, subject to referendum. Deletes the provision considering service in all or part of a term as a term.


  • Summary date: Apr 25 2017 - More information

    House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition:

    Revises the proposed changes to Section 2 of Article III to more clearly provide that no person may serve in the office of Governor or Lieutenant Governor for more than two terms (whether consecutive or nonconsecutive) and deletes the provision setting the change to begin with terms commencing on or after January 1, 2021.  Adds stipulation that service in all or part of a term is considered a term for purposes of the two-term limit.  Makes gender-neutral technical changes to Section 2.


  • Summary date: Feb 14 2017 - More information

    Subject to voter approval at the general election in November 2018, amends Section 2 of Article III of the North Carolina Constitution to provide that no person may serve more than two terms (was, two consecutive terms) as Governor or as the Lieutenant Governor, beginning with terms of office commencing on or after January 1, 2021. 


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