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GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA

SESSION 2021

 

SENATE BILL 725

RATIFIED BILL

 

 

AN ACT to prohibit the acceptance of private money for conducting elections or hiring temporary elections workers.

 

The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:

 

SECTION 1.  G.S. 163‑22 is amended by adding a new subsection to read:

(s)       Nothing in this Chapter shall grant authority to the State Board of Elections to accept private monetary donations, directly or indirectly, for conducting elections or employing individuals on a temporary basis.

SECTION 2.  G.S. 163‑33 is amended by adding a new subdivision to read:

(17)    Nothing in this Chapter shall grant authority to county boards of elections to accept private monetary donations, directly or indirectly, for conducting elections or employing individuals on a temporary basis.

SECTION 3.  G.S. 163‑37 reads as rewritten:

§ 163‑37.  Duty of county board of commissioners.

(a)        The respective boards of county commissioners shall appropriate reasonable and adequate funds necessary for the legal functions of the county board of elections, including reasonable and just compensation of the director of elections.

(b)        Nothing in this Chapter shall grant authority to county boards of commissioners to accept private monetary donations, directly or indirectly, for conducting elections or employing individuals under this Chapter on a temporary basis.

SECTION 4.  This act becomes effective July 1, 2022.

In the General Assembly read three times and ratified this the 30th day of November, 2021.

 

 

                                                                    s/  Phil Berger

                                                                         President Pro Tempore of the Senate

 

 

                                                                    s/  Tim Moore

                                                                         Speaker of the House of Representatives

 

 

 

 

                                                                        _____________________________________

                                                                         Roy Cooper

                                                                         Governor

 

 

Approved __________.m. this ______________ day of ___________________, 2021