AN ACT TO GIVE A VETO OF KINSTON CITY COUNCIL ACTIONS TO THE MAYOR, CONTINGENT ON THE APPROVAL OF THIS ACT BY THE VOTERS OF THE CITY OF KINSTON. Summarized in Daily Bulletin 3/9/11, 3/31/11, and 4/27/11. Enacted May 5, 2011. Effective May 5, 2011.
Summary date: May 5 2011 - More information
Summary date: Apr 27 2011 - More information
Senate committee substitute makes the following change to 2nd edition. Makes a technical change only.
Summary date: Mar 31 2011 - More information
House committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition. Makes the amendment to the town charter providing the mayor with veto over actions adopted by the city council effective only if approved by the qualified voters at the November 8, 2011 election. Provides that if the majority of the votes are in favor of the change to the charter, then the changes become effective 30 days after the certification of the election results. Requires the Kinston city attorney to submit the election date for preclearance under the Voting Rights Act within 30 days of the act becoming law. Changes the effective date of the act to when the act becomes law. Makes conforming changes to the title.
Summary date: Mar 9 2011 - More information
Amends Section 2.3 of the City of Kinston charter (SL 1987-169) to establish the authority of the mayor to veto any action adopted by the City Council, including ordinances and resolutions, and establishes procedural requirements for the mayor to exercise the veto. Veto is not authorized for matters requiring voter approval under GS Chapter 159. Effective 30 days after the act becomes law.