HB431: Charter; City of Fairfax.

HOUSE BILL NO. 431
Offered January 11, 2012
Prefiled January 10, 2012
A BILL to amend and reenact § 3.4, as amended, of Chapter 319 of the Acts of Assembly of 1966, which provided a charter for the City of Fairfax, relating to filling of council vacancies.
Patron-- Bulova

Committee Referral Pending

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1.  That § 3.4, as amended, of Chapter 319 of the Acts of Assembly of 1966 is amended and reenacted as follows:

§ 3.4. Vacancies in Office of Mayor or Councilmember.

A vacancy in the office of the Mayor or in the Council, from whatever cause arising, shall be filled for the remainder of the unexpired term by a majority vote of the remaining members of the Council in accordance with the general laws of the Commonwealth relating to the filling of vacancies in such local offices, so far as pertinent.

Should there be a vacancy in the office of Mayor, the Council shall, by a majority vote of all its members, appoint a qualified person to fill the vacancy until the next general city election.