HB 1573 - Hagan, City of; mayor and council; staggered terms

First Reader Summary

A BILL to amend an Act providing a new charter for the City of Hagan, so as to provide for staggered terms of office for the mayor and city council; and for other purposes.

Barnard, Terry (154th)
Status Summary HC: LLeg SC: LA: 02/09/98 H - Read 2nd Time
Page Numbers - 1
House Action Senate
2/6/98 Read 1st Time
2/9/98 Read 2nd Time

HB 1573                                            LC 22 2972 
 
 
 
 
 
 
                        A BILL TO BE ENTITLED 
                               AN ACT 
 
 
  1- 1  To amend an Act providing a new charter for the City of 
  1- 2  Hagan, approved April 5, 1995 (Ga. L. 1995, p. 4296), so as 
  1- 3  to provide for staggered terms of office for the mayor and 
  1- 4  city council; to provide for related matters; to provide an 
  1- 5  effective date; to repeal conflicting terms; and for other 
  1- 6  purposes. 
 
  1- 7       BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF GEORGIA: 
 
  1- 8                           SECTION 1. 
 
  1- 9  An Act providing a new charter for the City of Hagan, 
  1-10  approved April 5, 1995 (Ga. L. 1995, p. 4296), is amended by 
  1-11  striking in its entirety Section 5.11 and inserting in lieu 
  1-12  thereof the following: 
 
  1-13                         "SECTION 5.11. 
  1-14            Election of the city council and mayor. 
 
  1-15  (a) There shall be a municipal election biennially on the 
  1-16  Tuesday next following the first Monday in November. 
 
  1-17  (b) In the election held in 1999, the mayor, one 
  1-18  councilmember from District 1, and one councilmember from 
  1-19  District 2 shall be elected.  In the election held in 2001, 
  1-20  two councilmembers from District 1 and one councilmember 
  1-21  from District 2 shall be elected." 
 
  1-22                           SECTION 2. 
 
  1-23  This Act shall become effective on July 1, 1998. 
 
  1-24                           SECTION 3. 
 
  1-25  All laws and parts of laws in conflict with this Act are 
  1-26  repealed. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Clerk of the House
Robert E. Rivers, Jr., Clerk
Last Updated on 04/20/98

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