Introduced Senate Bill (S)

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Vacancies in local offices. Provides that if a caucus has not filled a vacancy in certain local offices before 45 days after the vacancy occurs or, if the vacancy is due to the death of the officeholder, after the county chairman has received notice of the death of the officeholder, the vacancy shall be filled by: (1) the remaining members of the body in which the vacancy occurs, if the body consists of three or more members; (2) the legislative body of the political subdivision, if the vacancy occurs in the executive of the political subdivision (except as provided in Vacancies in local offices. Provides that if a caucus has not filled a vacancy in certain local offices before 45 days after the vacancy occurs or, if the vacancy is due to the death of the officeholder, after the county chairman has received notice of the death of the officeholder, the vacancy shall be filled by: (1) the remaining members of the body in which the vacancy occurs, if the body consists of three or more members; (2) the legislative body of the political subdivision, if the vacancy occurs in the executive of the political subdivision (except as provided in (1)); and (3) the executive of the political subdivision, if the vacancy is not filled as provided in (1) or (2). ... View more