GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
SESSION LAW 2009-2
SENATE BILL 198
AN ACT to modify the restrictions on service on the state board of EDUCATION.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
SECTION 1. G.S. 115C-10 reads as rewritten:
"§ 115C-10. Appointment of Board.
The State Board of Education shall
consist of the Lieutenant Governor, the State Treasurer, and 11 members
appointed by the Governor, subject to confirmation by the General Assembly in
joint session. Not more than
one two public school employee employees
paid from State or local funds may serve as an appointive member members
of the State Board of Education. No spouse of any public school employee
paid from State or local funds and no employee of the Department of Public
Instruction or his spouse, and no spouse of any employee of the
Department of Public Instruction may serve as an appointive member of the
State Board of Education. Of the appointive members of the State Board of
Education, one shall be appointed from each of the eight educational districts
and three shall be appointed as members at large. Appointments shall be for
terms of eight years and shall be made in four classes. Appointments to fill
vacancies shall be made by the Governor for the unexpired terms and shall not
be subject to confirmation.
The Governor shall transmit to the
presiding officers of the Senate and the House of Representatives, on or before
the sixtieth legislative day of the General Assembly, the names of the persons
by him by the Governor and submitted to the General
Assembly for confirmation; thereafter, pursuant to joint resolution, the Senate
and the House of Representatives shall meet in joint session for consideration
of an action upon such appointments."
SECTION 2. G.S. 14-234 is amended by adding a new subsection to read:
"(d6) This section does not apply to employment contracts between the State Board of Education and its chief executive officer."
SECTION 3. This act is effective when it becomes law.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified this the 3rd day of March, 2009.
s/ Walter H. Dalton
President of the Senate
s/ Joe Hackney
Speaker of the House of Representatives
s/ Beverly E. Perdue
Approved 10:45 a.m. this 4th day of March, 2009