Bill Summary for H 476 (2021)

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May 6 2021

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View NCGA Bill Details2021
House Bill 476 (Public) Filed Wednesday, March 31, 2021
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A STANLY COUNTY RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT FOR TWO DISTRICT COURT SEATS IN JUDICIAL DISTRICT 20A.
Intro. by Moss, Sasser, R. Smith, Penny.

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House committee substitute deletes the content of the 1st edition and instead provides the following. 

Amends GS 7A-133(b6), which establishes guidelines for the election of the three district court judgeships in District 20A (consisting of Montgomery and Stanly Counties), effective January 1, 2021, and applicable to elections beginning in 2020. Now requires only persons who reside in Montgomery County to be candidates for one of the judgeships, with candidacy for the remaining judgeships limited to Stanly County residents (was, both Montgomery and Stanly County residents). Effective January 1, 2023, and elections held in 2022 must be held accordingly.

Makes conforming changes to the act's titles. 

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