Bill Summary for H 468 (2013-2014)

Summary date: 

Apr 16 2013
S.L. 2013-261

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View NCGA Bill Details2013-2014 Session
House Bill 468 (Local) Filed Wednesday, March 27, 2013
AN ACT TO CHANGE THE METHOD OF ELECTION OF THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS OF THE CITY OF HIGH POINT TO HOLD THE ELECTIONS IN ODD‑NUMBERED YEARS AND BY A NONPARTISAN PRIMARY AND ELECTION METHOD AS PROVIDED BY GENERAL LAW AND TO AMEND THE CHARTER OF THE TOWN OF TRYON.
Intro. by Faircloth.

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

Amends Section 3 of the act providing that if the changes affecting voting required by Section 1 of the act are subject to preclearance under section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, the municipal attorney for the City of High Point will submit the conduct of the referendum under this act to the Attorney General of the U.S., within 30 days of the act becoming law (was, required to submit the date of the election to the Attorney General).

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