NO. 4. AN ACT RELATING TO ASSISTANT TOWN CLERKS.

(H.41)

It is hereby enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont:

Sec. 1. 17 V.S.A. 2454 is amended to read:

2454. ASSISTANT ELECTION OFFICERS

Prior to the day of the election, the board of civil authority shall appoint a sufficient number of voters from each voting district to serve as assistant election officers in their respective polling places. As far as possible, the board shall attempt to appoint an equal number of persons from each major political party. Each assistant election officer shall be sworn prior to entering on the performance of his or her duties. An assistant town clerk may serve as an assistant election officer, regardless of his or her residence.

Approved: March 18, 2003