GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
HOUSE BILL 498
Committee Substitute Favorable 4/7/11
Short Title: Wake School Board Presiding Officer Voting.
March 29, 2011
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
AN ACT to allow the presiding officer of the wake county board of education to vote in all cases.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
SECTION 1. Section 9 of Chapter 717 of the 1975 Session Laws reads as rewritten:
"Sec. 9. The Wake County Board of Education,
acting jointly and by a majority vote of all members present, shall elect a
chair to preside at meetings and a vice-chairman vice-chair
to preside at meetings in the absence of the chairman; and the chairman
and vice-chairman chair; and the chair and vice-chair shall have a
vote on all matters considered by the Wake County Board of Education, but
the presiding officer shall have no authority to vote except to break a tie.
Education. All vacancies occurring in the membership of the Wake County
Board of Education by reason of death, resignation, removal of residence from
the district from which elected, or for any cause whatsoever, shall be filled
by the remaining members of said board by appointing a member from the voting
district creating the vacancy for the unexpired term. The Wake County Board of
Education shall have all power and authority as a Board of Education as herein
conferred and as are conferred by the General Statutes of North Carolina on
boards of education in general."
SECTION 2. This act becomes effective December 1, 2011.