TO GIVE A VETO OF KINSTON CITY COUNCIL ACTIONS TO THE MAYOR.
House committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition. Makes the amendment to the town charter providing the mayor with veto over actions adopted by the city council effective only if approved by the qualified voters at the November 8, 2011 election. Provides that if the majority of the votes are in favor of the change to the charter, then the changes become effective 30 days after the certification of the election results. Requires the Kinston city attorney to submit the election date for preclearance under the Voting Rights Act within 30 days of the act becoming law. Changes the effective date of the act to when the act becomes law. Makes conforming changes to the title.
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