2005-2006 Regular Session - SB 353
Augusta/Richmond; extend Commission members term by one year
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act providing for the consolidation of Richmond County and the City of Augusta, approved March 27, 1995 (Ga. L. 1995, p. 3648), as amended, particularly by an Act approved April 8, 2002 (Ga. L. 2002, p. 3769), so as to provide for extending the terms of the current members of the Augusta, Georgia, Commission by one year, so that future elections for members of the commission shall be held in even-numbered years; to provide that this change shall be conditioned upon approval by the voters of Augusta, Georgia, at an election to be called and held for that purpose; to provide that in 2005 there shall be no municipal primary election; to provide for submission of this Act for approval under the federal Voting Rights Act of 1965, as amended; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Mar/15/2005 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/14/2005 - Senate Hopper