HOUSE BILL 1494
AN ACT TO AMEND THE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF CHARLOTTE, RELATING TO THE RIGHT OF THE MAYOR PRO TEMPORE TO VOTE.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
Section 1. Section 3.23(b) of the Charter of the City of Charlotte, being Chapter 713, Session Laws of 1965, as amended by Chapter 366, Session Laws of 1981, is amended by deleting the following:
"In the absence of the mayor, the mayor pro tempore shall preside, but shall not have veto power, and shall only vote when so presiding as herein provided for the mayor", and by inserting in lieu thereof the following: "In the absence of the mayor, the mayor pro tempore shall preside and, when so presiding, shall have the right to vote upon all questions, but shall have no additional vote in case of a tie, and shall not have veto power".
Sec. 2. This act is effective upon ratification.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified, this the 11th day of June, 1982.