Bill Summary for S 125 (2021)

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Jun 9 2021
S.L. 2021-40

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Senate Bill 125 (Local) Filed Tuesday, February 23, 2021
AN ACT TO REVISE THE METHOD BY WHICH VACANCIES ARE FILLED FOR ELECTIVE OFFICE IN THE TOWN OF ROWLAND AND TO EXTEND THE TERM OF MAYOR FROM TWO TO FOUR YEARS IN THE TOWN OF RED SPRINGS.
Intro. by Britt.

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

Makes technical corrections to the lead-in language of the proposed changes to the Roland Town Charter, found in SL 1998-105. Eliminates the existing disqualifications listed for the town mayor and commissioners and the authority of the Board to declare the position of a violator to be vacant and proceed with filling the vacancy if certain determinations are made regarding the violation. Makes a technical change to the proposed changes regarding the filling of vacancies pursuant to State law rather than by special election. Makes further conforming changes to the Charter to provide for referenda (was, special elections and referenda) to be held only as provided by general law or applicable local legislative acts (reflecting the elimination of special elections to fill vacancies in the offices of mayor or commissioner).