HB 751 - Floyd County; hospital authority; vacancies

Georgia House of Representatives - 1995/1996 Sessions

HB 751 - Floyd County; hospital authority; vacancies

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House Comm: LLeg / Senate Comm: / House Vote: Yeas Nays Senate Vote: Yeas Nays ---------------------------------------- House Action Senate ---------------------------------------- 2/15/95 Read 1st Time 2/16/95 Read 2nd Time 2/8/96 Favorably Reported Sub Committee Amend/Sub ---------------------------------------- Code Sections amended:
HB 751 LC 11 8922S A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT 1- 1 To amend an Act providing for the filling of vacancies in 1- 2 the membership of the Hospital Authority of Floyd County, dd (c)d�|x�@d�|x�@d�|x�@d�|x�@do|x�@dU|x�@d;| 1- 4 particularly by an Act approved March 29, 1994 (Ga. L. 1994, 1- 5 p. 4407), so as to change the manner of filling such 1- 6 vacancies; to provide for an effective date; to repeal 1- 7 conflicting laws; and for other purposes. 1- 8 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF GEORGIA: SECTION 1. 1- 9 An Act providing for the filling of vacancies in the 1-10 membership of the Hospital Authority of Floyd County, 1-11 approved March 1, 1973 (Ga. L. 1973, p. 2057), as amended, 1-12 particularly by an Act approved March 29, 1994 (Ga. L. 1994, 1-13 p. 4407), is amended by striking Section 1 thereof. SECTION 2. 1-14 Said Act is further amended by striking Section 2 thereof, 1-15 which reads as follows: "SECTION 2. 1-16 One member of the Hospital Authority shall be a member of 1-17 the Board of Commissioners of Floyd County. Such member 1-18 shall be selected by the Board of Commissioners from its 1-19 own membership. The member so selected shall remain a 1-20 member of the Hospital Authority during his term of office 1-21 as a Commissioner. Successors to such member shall 1-22 likewise be selected by the Board of Commissioners from 1-23 its own membership, and any vacancy occurring in the 1-24 office of such member shall be filled by the Board of 1-25 Commissioners in the same manner. In the event any such 1-26 member ceases to be a member of the Board of Commissioners 1-27 for any reason, he shall also cease to be a member of the 1-28 Hospital Authority, and the vacancy thus created shall be 1-29 filled as herein provided.", 1-30 and inserting in its place the following: -1- (Index) LC 11 8922S "SECTION 2. 2- 1 (a) The members of the Hospital Authority of Floyd County 2- 2 who are serving as such upon the date this Act becomes 2- 3 effective in 1996 shall serve out their terms of office 2- 4 and until their successors are appointed and qualified 2- 5 pursuant to the provisions of this section. That member 2- 6 of the authority who is a member of the Board of 2- 7 Commissioners of Floyd County and appointed by such board 2- 8 shall serve until such member's term of office as a member 2- 9 of that board of commissioners next expires and until the 2-10 appointment and qualification of a successor. 2-11 (b) The successors to the members of the authority whose 2-12 terms of office expire on or after the 1996 effective date 2-13 of this section shall be nominated by the Board of 2-14 Commissioners of Floyd County and selected by the grand 2-15 jury of Floyd County. That board shall submit a list of 2-16 three eligible persons to the grand jury of Floyd County. 2-17 Such list shall be furnished to the foreman of the grand 2-18 jury of Floyd County, and that grand jury shall either 2-19 select by majority vote one of the persons named in such 2-20 list or decline to select any of the persons named in the 2-21 list. Should the grand jury decline to select any of the 2-22 persons named in the list, the foreman of the grand jury 2-23 shall so notify the board of commissioners. Such board 2-24 shall then submit a new list of three eligible persons, 2-25 none of whom was named on the earlier list, to the grand 2-26 jury. The grand jury shall select one of the persons dd (c)d�x�@dx�@dvx�@d�x�@dDx�@d�x�@d 2-28 named in the list. This process shall be repeated until 2-29 one of the persons named in the list is selected. Nothing 2-30 in this section shall prohibit a member of the Board of 2-31 Commissioners of Floyd County from being selected as a 2-32 member of the Hospital Authority of Floyd County. 2-33 (c) If a vacancy occurs in the office of any member of the 2-34 authority other than by expiration of term, that vacancy 2-35 shall be filled as provided in subsection (b) of this 2-36 section. The duration of the terms of office of members 2-37 of the hospital authority shall not be changed by this 2-38 section." SECTION 3. 2-39 This Act shall become effective upon its approval by the 2-40 Governor or upon its becoming law without such approval. -2- (Index) LC 11 8922S SECTION 4. 3- 1 All laws and parts of laws in conflict with this Act are 3- 2 repealed. -3- (Index)

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