Bill Summary for H 467 (2011-2012)

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Jun 8 2011

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View NCGA Bill Details2011-2012 Session
House Bill 467 (Local) Filed Thursday, March 24, 2011
Intro. by Blust.

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House committee substitute, reported in on 6/7/11, makes the following changes to the 1st edition. Deletes all provisions of previous edition and replaces them with AN ACT TO RESTRUCTURE THE GUILFORD COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS. Repeals SL 1991-136, as reenacted, which concerns the restructuring of the Guilford County Board of Commissioners. Provides that, effective the first Monday of December 2012, the Board of Commissioners of Guilford County is to consist of 9 members. Details member election and terms. Provides that candidates must reside in the district for which they seek to be elected. Specifies the Guilford County districts. Provides that following the 2020 Census, and each Census thereafter, the Guilford County Board of Commissioners may revise the election districts. Directs the Guilford County Commissioners to submit any changes required by the act to the United States Department of Justice pursuant to section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Effective January 1, 2012.