Bill Summary for H 523 (2013-2014)

Summary date: 

Apr 3 2013
S.L. 2013-318

Bill Information:

View NCGA Bill Details2013-2014 Session
House Bill 523 (Local) Filed Tuesday, April 2, 2013
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO REDUCE THE SIZE OF THE PITT COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION FROM TWELVE MEMBERS TO NINE, TO PROVIDE FOR FOUR-YEAR TERMS RATHER THAN SIX-YEAR TERMS, AND TO SHORTEN THE TIME BETWEEN THE ELECTION OF MEMBERS OF THE PITT COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION AND WHEN THOSE MEMBERS TAKE OFFICE.
Intro. by B. Brown, Martin.

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Bill summary

Repeals SL 2011-174 (Pitt County School Board election). Subject to the approval of qualified Pitt County voters during the 2013 general election, amends SL 1987-193 to provide that beginning in 2014, the Pitt County Board of Education will consist of nine (was, 12) members. Makes conforming deletions. Specifies how members are to be elected, including election from combined districts, and when members are to be elected. Delineates combined districts.

Includes additional provision setting out the term of the individual elected to fill the vacant seat for District 1. Provides that the act does not affect the terms of office of members elected for six-year terms in 2008.

Subject to the approval of qualified Pitt County voters during the 2013 general election, amends SL 1987-193, Section 4, to provide that beginning in 2014, members of the Pitt County Board of Education will take office at the first regular meeting of the board in July of the year of election (was, at the time set by general state law), and will serve four- (was, six-) year terms.

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