Bill Summary for S 181 (2017-2018)

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Apr 25 2017
S.L. 2017-210

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View NCGA Bill Details2017-2018 Session
Senate Bill 181 (Local) Filed Monday, March 6, 2017
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A PILOT PROGRAM AUTHORIZING CERTAIN LOCAL GOVERNMENTS TO PUBLISH REQUIRED NOTICES ELECTRONICALLY AND TO AUTHORIZE GUILFORD COUNTY TO PUBLISH LEGAL NOTICES VIA THE COUNTY-MAINTAINED WEB SITE FOR A FEE.
Intro. by Lowe.

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Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.

Amends SL 1927-232, as follows. Deletes requirement that the Forsyth County Board of Elections include among the candidates for municipal office, as independent or nonpartisan candidates, the name of any qualified voter who has been requested to be a candidate for office, and instead provides that a candidate seeking nomination by petition for municipal office must comply with the requirements of Article 11 of Chapter 163. 

Adds to Board's authorization to prescribe rules and regulations governing municipal elections specific authorization to set the date and time completed petitions must be timely submitted for verification.

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