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Senate Bill 0131


Senate Bill 0131

ARCHIVE (2010)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Appointment of town clerk-treasurer. Allows a town to change the office of clerk-treasurer from an elected office to a position appointed by a majority of the members of the town legislative body if: (1) the town legislative body adopts a resolution to put a public question on the ballot; and (2) a majority of the voters of the town vote to change the office to an appointed position. Provides that an appointed clerk-treasurer is an employee of the town legislative body and serves at the pleasure of the town legislative body. Provides that changing the office to an appointed office may not reduce the term of an incumbent elected clerk-treasurer. Allows a town to change the office of clerk-treasurer from an appointed position to an elected office if: (1) the town legislative body adopts a resolution to put a public question on the ballot; and (2) a majority of the voters of the town vote to change the position to an elected office. Requires that an appointed clerk-treasurer must be a resident of the town.
    Current Status:
     In Committee - first House
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