Bill Status of HB4787 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: COUNTY EXECUTIVE FORM-BOARD
Rep. Carol Ammons
| 2/18/2022||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Election Code. Provides that, in counties operating under the county executive form of government, the elected county board member designated by the elected members as the chair, speaker, or chief administrative official shall declare that a vacancy exists in an elected county office and then notification of the vacancy shall be given to the county central committee or the appropriate county board district committee of each established political party within 3 days of the occurrence of the vacancy. Provides that the vacancy shall be filled within 60 days by appointment of the elected board member designated as the county board chair, speaker, or chief administrative official of the county board with the advice and consent of the county board. Amends the County Executive Form of Government Division of the Counties Code. Provides the county board may choose to designate from its elected members a chief administrative official, speaker, or board chair. Provides that vacancies occurring in the office of an elected member of the county board shall be made as provided in specified provisions of the Election Code.