GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
SESSION LAW 2011-138
HOUSE BILL 498
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.
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