Portsmouth, City of; amending charter, changes to process for recall of elective officers.
Charter; City of Portsmouth; recall of elective
officers. Makes various changes to the City of Portsmouth's process
for recall of an elective officer, including (i) applying provisions
to an officer who has been appointed to fill an elective office,
(ii) making the law apply immediately rather than after one year
from the beginning of an officer's term, (iii) specifying the specific
causes that may trigger the recall process, and (iv) allowing a judge
of the Circuit Court of the City of Portsmouth to hold a hearing
and take evidence to determine the sufficiency of the recall petition.
Bill Patron: Scott, D.L.
(House) Left in Counties, Cities and Towns February 15, 2022