GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
SESSION LAW 2011-139
HOUSE BILL 510
AN ACT to restore elections in the city of REIDSVILLE to november, subject to a referendum.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
SECTION 1. Effective with respect to elections held on or after January 1, 2013, Section 3.4 of the Charter of the City of Reidsville, being Chapter 957, Session Laws of 1989, as rewritten by Chapter 306 of the 1993 Session Laws, reads as rewritten:
"Section 3.4. Time of City Elections. Elections
for Mayor and City Council Members shall be
in October four weeks before the
Tuesday after on the Tuesday after the first Monday in
November. In years in which the Mayor is being elected, the runoff for Mayor,
if necessary, shall be on the fourth Tuesday after the first Monday
in November. thereafter."
SECTION 2. Section 1 of this act becomes effective only if approved by the qualified voters of the City of Reidsville in a referendum. The election shall be conducted by the Rockingham County Board of Elections on October 11, 2011, the date of the next municipal election in the City of Reidsville. The question on the ballot shall be:
"[ ] FOR [ ] AGAINST
Amendment of the Charter of the City of Reidsville to provide that the municipal general election shall be in November beginning in 2013."
SECTION 3. If a majority of the votes cast are in favor of the question, Section 1 of this act becomes effective as provided therein. Otherwise, Section 1 of this act does not become effective.
SECTION 4. This act is effective when it becomes law.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified this the 15th day of June, 2011.
s/ Walter H. Dalton
President of the Senate
s/ Thom Tillis
Speaker of the House of Representatives