Bill Summary for H 870 (2013-2014)

Summary date: 

Jul 17 2013
S.L. 2013-320

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View NCGA Bill Details2013-2014 Session
House Bill 870 (Local) Filed Thursday, April 11, 2013
AN ACT TO DECREASE THE DUPLIN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION AND THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF DUPLIN COUNTY TO A FIVE-MEMBER BOARD, TO ESTABLISH REVISED DISTRICTS FOR THOSE BOARDS, AND TO CONFIRM THAT REDISTRICTING REQUIREMENTS FOLLOWING EACH FEDERAL CENSUS APPLY TO THOSE BOARDS.
Intro. by Dixon.

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Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to the 3rd edition.

Deletes all provisions of the 3rd edition and replaces it with the following.

Repeals SL 2011-112 (Duplin elections).

Amends Section 1 of SL 1987-966 to reduce the membership of the Duplin County Board of Commissioners and Board of Education from six to five members, elected in partisan elections, effective the first Monday in December of 2014. Amends Section 5 and Section 6 of SL 1987-966, specifying from which district commissioners and members are to be elected, and the terms of their office, in 2014, 2016, 2018, and 2020. Amends Section 8 of SL 1987-966 to delete the description of the districts and delineating the five new districts. Specifies that GS 153A-22 (redefining electoral district boundaries) applies to the Duplin County Board of Commissioners and GS 115C-37(i) (requiring local board of education to revise electoral district boundaries from time to time) applies to the Duplin County Board of Education.

Changes the act's titles.

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