STANLY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AND BD. OF ED.

View NCGA Bill Details2013-2014 Session
House Bill 1005 (Local) Filed Monday, April 29, 2013
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO DISTRICT THE STANLY COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS AND THE STANLY COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION.
Intro. by Burr.

Status: Re-ref Com On Education/Higher Education (Senate Action) (Jul 2 2013)
H 1005

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Jul 2 2013 - More information

    Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to the 2nd edition.

    Requires thatthe Board of County Commissioners of Stanley County consist of five members (was, four) elected from single-member districts to serve four-year terms (was, two-year), and two members (was, three)elected at large to serve four-year terms.

    Provides in Section2for the election of Commissioners for the specified terms beginning with the general election to be held in 2014 and quadrennially (was, biennially) thereafter under the districts as set out in this actor as modified in accordance with this act. Makes additional changes regarding terms for members.

    Declares in Section 3 of this actthat the Stanly County Board of Education (Board) is to consist of seven members with five members (was, four) electedfrom single-member districts to serve four-year (was, two-year) terms,and two members (was, three)elected at large to serve four-year terms.

    Deletes languageproviding that in 2014, only two of the four seats with expiring terms of office are to be elected to serve a four-year term of office in at-large seats and that declaresthat nothing in Section 3 alters or changes the term of office of any member of the Board whose seat expires in 2016.

    Providesfor the election ofBoard membersfor the specified terms beginning with the general election to be held in 2014 (was, 2016)and quadrennially (was, biennially) thereafter under the districts as set out in this actor as modified in accordance with this act. Makes additional changes regarding members' terms.

    Adds a district and modifies the listed districts in which the elections for the Stanly County Board of Commissioners and the Stanly County Board of Education are to be conducted.


  • Summary date: Jun 6 2013 - More information

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

    Deletes language which provided for the appointment by the Board of Commissioners of two additional members in accordance with GS 153A-27.1 to serve until specified new members are elected. Establishes that each candidate for a district seat must reside in the district for which the election is sought.

    Amends the election process for the Board of Commissioners, providing that in 2014 and biennially after that, one member each from Districts 1, 2, 3, and 4 will be elected to serve.  Also, in 2014 and quadrennially after that, one member will be elected at-large to serve a four-year term and, in 2016 and quadrennially after that, two members will be elected at-large to serve a four-year term. Establishes that all of the elections will be held at the same time as the general election.

    Changes the effective date of Section 2 to July 1, 2014 (was, effective the first Monday in December 2014).

    Establishes that candidates for a district seat on the Board of Education must reside in the district for which the election is sought.

    Amends the election process for the Board of Education, providing that in 2016 and biennially after that, one member each from Districts 1, 2, 3, and 4 will be elected to serve.  Also, in 2016 and quadrennially after that, one member will be elected at-large to serve a four-year term and in 2018, and quadrennially after that, two members will be elected at-large to serve a four-year term. Establishes that all of the elections will be held at the same time as the general election.

    Changes the effective date of Section 3 to July 1, 2014 (was, effective the first Monday in December 2014).

    Clarifies that following the 2020 Census, and each subsequent Census, the Board of Commissioners can revise the election districts for the Board of Commissioners and the Board of Education. Establishes that the district boundary lines for the two boards must remain identical.


  • Summary date: Apr 29 2013 - More information

    Declares that this act applies only to Stanly County.

    Provides that regardless of other provisions of law, the Board of County Commissioners of Stanly County (Commissioners) is to have seven members. Requires thatfour members be elected to serve two-year terms by qualified voters of each of four districts, and that three members beelected at large to serve four-year terms. Authorizes the Commissioners to appoint two additional members under GS 153A-27.1 (vacancies on board of commissioners in certain counties)to serve until new members are elected under the provisions of Section 2 of this act.

    Provides in Section2for the election of Commissioners for the specified terms beginning with the general election to be held in 2014 and biennially thereafter under the districts as set out in this actor as modified in accordance with this act. Declares that nothing in this section alters or changes the term of office of any member of the Commissioners whose term expires in 2016. Section 2 becomes effective on the first Monday in December 2014.

    Declares in Section 3 of this actthat regardless of the plan for merging the Stanly County and Albemarle City Schools, or any other provisions of law, the Stanly County Board of Education (Board) is to consist of seven members. Requires thatfour members be elected to serve two-year terms by qualified voters of each of four districts, and that three members beelected at large to serve four-year terms.

    Provides that in 2014, only two of the four seats with expiring terms of office are to be elected to serve a four-year term of office in at-large seats. Declares that nothing in Section 3 alters or changes the term of office of any member of the Board whose seat expires in 2016. Providesfor the election ofBoard membersfor the specified terms beginning with the general election to be held in 2016 and biennially thereafter under the districts as set out in this actor as modified in accordance with this act. Section3 becomes effective on the first Monday in December 2014.

    Declares that elections for Stanly County Commissionersand Board of Education members, until modified by this act,are to be conducted in the districts as identified in this act.

    Authorizes the Commissioners to revise the election districts following the receipt of data from the 2020 census and each subsequent census. Provides that GS 153A-22 (redefining electoral district boundaries) applies to the Commissioners.

    Except as otherwise indicated, this act is effective when it becomes law.


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