Bill Summary for H 517 (2019-2020)

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Mar 28 2019

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View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
House Bill 517 (Local) Filed Thursday, March 28, 2019
AN ACT TO CHANGE THE MANNER OF ELECTION OF THE STOKES COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION FROM NONPARTISAN TO PARTISAN AND TO MAKE THE TERMS OF ALL MEMBERS FOUR YEARS.
Intro. by K. Hall.

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Amends SL 1995-66 for Stokes County as title indicates.  Provides that members elected to the Stokes County Board of Education will take office the first Monday of December immediately following their election, at which time the terms of their predecessors expire, and that members continue to serve until a successor has been elected and qualified.  Mandates an alternating quadrennial schedule of the number of members who will be up for election; beginning in 2020 and every four years thereafter, three members will be elected, while two members will be elected in 2022 and every four years thereafter.

Excludes from impact any person elected in 2016 or 2018 to the Stokes County Board of Education, or to any person appointed to fill a vacancy for a member elected in those years. Amends GS 115C-37.1(d) to add Stokes County to the list of counties filling county board vacancies on a partisan basis; effective on the first Monday of December in 2020. 

Repeals all laws and clauses of laws in conflict with this act.  

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