Bill Summary for H 527 (2015-2016)

Summary date: 

Sep 21 2015
S.L. 2015-253

Bill Information:

View NCGA Bill Details2015-2016 Session
House Bill 527 (Local) Filed Wednesday, April 1, 2015
AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT REGULAR MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS IN THE MUNICIPALITIES OF STANLY COUNTY SHALL BE HELD IN EVEN-NUMBERED YEARS; TO EXTEND THE TERM OF OFFICE FOR THE MAYOR OF THE CITY OF ALBEMARLE FROM TWO YEARS TO FOUR YEARS; TO AMEND THE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF RALEIGH TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY TO SELL, EXCHANGE, OR OTHERWISE TRANSFER REAL PROPERTY; TO CLARIFY THE BOARD VOTING RULES FOR THE ELIZABETH CITY-PASQUOTANK BOARD OF EDUCATION; AND TO ADD DARE, GATES, AND HYDE COUNTIES TO THE LIST OF COUNTIES COVERED BY G.S. 153A-15.
Intro. by Burr.

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Senate amendment makes the following changes to the 3rd edition. 

Amends the Charter of the Town of New London to provide that the mayor whose term expires in 2017 is to continue to serve until 2018. Requires the mayor to be elected to four-year terms starting in 2018 (was, in 2015, the mayor must be elected to serve a term of five years, but the mayor's successor will serve a four-year term). 

Amends the Charter of the Town of Norwood to provide that the mayor whose term expires in 2017 is to continue to serve until 2018. Requires the mayor to be elected to four-year terms starting in 2018 (was, in 2015, the mayor must be elected to serve a term of five years, but the mayor's successor will serve a four-year term). 

Amends the Charter of the Town of Richfield to require that the election notice be posted at least thirty days before holding the election (was, convention); makes additional conforming changes.

Amends the Charter of the Town of Stanfield to provide that the mayor whose term expires in 2017 is to continue to serve until 2018. Requires the mayor to be elected to four-year terms starting in 2018 (was, in 2015, the mayor must be elected to serve a term of five years, but the mayor's successor will serve a four-year term). 

Makes technical changes.

Changes the act's long title.

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