Bill Summary for S 12 (2019-2020)
Feb 18 2019
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AN ACT RELATING TO THE MANNER IN WHICH VACANCIES ARE FILLED IN THE OFFICE OF SHERIFF IN ALEXANDER COUNTY AND THE OFFICES OF SHERIFF, REGISTER OF DEEDS, AND BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS IN BURKE COUNTY.Intro. by Wells.
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Senate amendment to the 1st edition further amends the scope of GS 162-5.1 so that it also no longer applies to Burke County. The statute provides that if there is a vacancy in the office of sheriff, the coroner of the county must execute all process directed to the sheriff until the board elects a new sheriff, and sets out additional requirements for filling the sheriff vacancy. Makes conforming changes to the act's long title.