House Bill 243

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Title AN ACT relating to the consolidation of counties.
Bill Documents Introduced
Impact Statements Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 313
Sponsors T. Herald, A. Koenig
Summary of Original Version Create noncodified sections to consolidate various counties in the Commonwealth; stipulate how the county is to be divided into districts, select new county names and county seats, form taxing districts, integrate into representative, senatorial, congressional districts, or judicial circuits, require that records are transferred, treat appointed officials on boards, and the transition of the board functions, account for special districts, transfer contracts, bonds, franchises and other legal instruments to new county, transfer employees employed as of December 31, 2022, to new county, maintain local option status until changed by law, require Circuit Court clerks serve remainder of term concurrently and have duties for that period prescribed by Administrative Office of the Courts, and transition county board of election membership to coordinate with the consolidation.
Index Headings of Original Version Local Mandate - County consolidation, treatment of districts
Congressional Districts - County consolidation, direction of, treatment under
Counties - County consolidation, direction of
County Judges/Executive - Duties relating to directed county consolidation
Courts, Fiscal - Duties relating to directed county consolidation
Elections and Voting - County consolidation, directed, county board of elections
Elections and Voting - County consolidation, voting for county name and seat
General Assembly - Districts, county consolidation, direction of, treatment under
Judicial Circuits - County consolidation, treatment under
Judicial Districts - County consolidation, treatment under
Local Government - County Consolidation, direction of
Public Officers and Employees - Circuit Court clerks, distribution of duties under directed county consolidation
Public Officers and Employees - County consolidation, county officers, duties
Redistricting - County consolidation, treatment of
Special Districts - County consolidation, treatment of districts
Taxation - County consolidation, treatment of districts

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01/24/18
  • introduced in House
01/26/18
  • to Local Government (H)


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