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Constitution of North Carolina

ARTICLE II Legislative

Sec. 9. Term of office.

The term of office of Senators and Representatives shall commence on the first day of January next after their election.

(1981 (Reg. Sess., 1982), c. 1241, s. 1.)

History Note. - The provisions of this section are similar to those of Art. II, § 25, Const. 1868, as amended by the Convention of 1875.

Editor's Note. - Session Laws 1981 (Reg. Sess., 1982), c. 1241, s. 3, made the amendment effective upon certification and applicable to members of the General Assembly elected in the 1982 general election, so that their terms began on January 1, 1983.

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