Bill Summary for H 758 (2021-2022)

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Apr 29 2021

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House Bill 758 (Public) Filed Thursday, April 29, 2021
AN ACT TO AMEND THE NORTH CAROLINA CONSTITUTION TO MODIFY THE PROCESS FOR FILLING A COUNCIL OF STATE VACANCY.
Intro. by K. Hall, D. Hall, Mills, Saine.

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Subject to voter approval at the general election in 2022, amends Section 7 of Article III of the NC Constitution, which governs Council of State vacancies, requiring the Governor to appoint one person from a list of three nominees submitted by the State executive committee of the political party with which the vacating officer was affiliated when elected within seven days after receipt of the list (previously, required appointment until a successor is elected and qualified). Makes conforming changes. Effective January 1, 2023.

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