HOUSE BILL 24
AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT THE MACON COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION SHALL TAKE OFFICE IN DECEMBER FOLLOWING THE ELECTION, AND TO PROVIDE THAT VACANCIES OCCURRING IN THE FIRST TWO YEARS OF A TERM SHALL BE FILLED BY APPOINTMENT ONLY UNTIL THE NEXT ELECTION.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
Section 1. Section 6 of Chapter 1148, Session Laws of 1977 (Second Session 1978) is rewritten to read:
"The members of the Board of Education of Macon County, elected in 1982 and biennially thereafter, shall be inducted into and take their oath of office on the first Monday in December following their election and shall serve until their successors are elected and qualified."
Sec. 2. The term of office of the member elected to the Board of Education of Macon County in 1976 shall expire on the first Monday in December of 1982. The terms of office of those elected to the Board of Education of Macon County in 1980 for four-year terms shall expire on the first Monday in December in 1984. The term of office of the member elected to a two-year term in 1980 shall expire on the first Monday in December of 1982.
Sec. 3. Section 7 of Chapter 1148, Session Laws of 1977 (Second Session 1978) is amended by inserting immediately after the words "for the unexpired term" in both places the words "(or, if the vacancy occurrs more than 90 days before a general election other than the one at which a successor was scheduled to be elected, the appointment shall be until the next general election, at which time the remaining unexpired term of the office shall be filled by election)".
Sec. 4. This act is effective upon ratification.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified, this the 17th day of February, 1981.