Bill Status of HB1495 101st General Assembly
Short Description: COUNTY BOARD CHAIRMAN REMOVAL
Rep. Tom Weber - Steven Reick
|Session Sine Die
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Counties Code. Provides that a chairman of a county board who is chosen by the board may be removed, with or without cause, upon a motion adopted by an affirmative vote of four-fifths of the board. Provides that upon adoption of a motion to remove the chairman: (i) the chairman position becomes vacant the and former chairman's compensation shall be prorated to the date the motion was approved; (ii) the vice-chairman immediately assumes the duties of chairman without chairman compensation; and (iii) a new chairman shall be elected at the next regularly scheduled county board meeting. Further provides that a chairman removed maintains his or her status as a member of the county board. Effective immediately.