SB 1149 Creates a procedure for when there is a lack of candidates for a fire protection district board of directors election
Sponsor: Engler
LR Number: 5168S.01P Fiscal Note: 5168-01
Committee: Economic Development, Tourism & Local Government
Last Action: 4/7/2008 - Referred H Elections Committee Journal Page: H790
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Effective Date: August 28, 2008

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SB 1149 - Under this act, if no one files as a candidate for a fire protection district board of directors election, then no election shall be held and the position shall be filled as a vacancy. The board of directors shall appoint the person, unless there is currently only one director, in which case, the circuit court shall appoint the new director. If there is only one candidate for the position, there shall be no election and the person shall assume the responsibilities in the same manner as if he or she was elected.

SUSAN HENDERSON MOORE