GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
Section 1. G.S. 7A-142 is amended by adding after the second sentence a new sentence to read: "Within sixty days after the district bar submits nominations for a vacancy, the Governor shall appoint to fill the vacancy."
Sec. 2. Notwithstanding the provisions of Section 1 of this act, where a district bar has submitted nominations for a vacancy before the effective date of this act and the Governor has not appointed to fill the vacancy, the Governor shall make the appointment within 60 days after the effective date of this act.
Sec. 3. This act is effective upon ratification.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified, this the 14th day of July, 1986.