Bristol, City of; amending charter, election of councilmembers, etc. (HB556)

Introduced By

Del. Israel O'Quinn (R-Bristol)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Charter; City of Bristol; election of councilmembers; city manager; chief financial officer monthly statement for presentation. Changes the date of elections in the City of Bristol from May to November and the start of terms from July to January. The bill clarifies the term inaugural or organizational meeting and changes meeting dates that referred to July to January. The bill changes the expiration dates and references to filling vacancies of other boards from June to December and July to January. The bill provides that the city manager's term commences at the inaugural or organizational meeting and changes the term expiration from June to December of the same calendar year. The bill provides that the chief financial officer's statement for presentation to the council by the city manager is to be submitted either no later than the twenty-fifth day of each month or as soon as practicable thereafter under the bill. The bill updates the term "councilman" to "councilmember" in the charter. Read the Bill »


01/11/2022: Awaiting a Vote in the Counties, Cities and Towns Committee


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22102710D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns

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