Bill Summaries: H496 4-YEAR TERMS FOR LEGISLATORS IN 2022.

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  • Summary date: Mar 27 2019 - View Summary

    Subject to the approval of voters at the general election in November 2020, makes the following changes to Article II of the NC Constitution. Amends Section 8 to provide that in 2022 and thereafter, General Assembly members are to be elected every four years (currently every two years). Amends Section 2 and Section 4 to make Senators and Representatives, respectively, elected quadrennially instead of biennially.

    If approved, the amendments become effective with the members elected in 2022.