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NO. R-216. JOINT RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR A JOINT ASSEMBLY FOR THE ELECTION OF A SUCCESSOR LEGISLATIVE TRUSTEE OF THE VERMONT STATE COLLEGES CORPORATION TO FILL THE VACANCY CREATED BY THE DEATH OF FORMER REPRESENTATIVE ROBERT J. HARRIS OF WINDSOR.

(J.R.S.97)

Offered by: Senator Shumlin of Windham County.

Whereas, the recent tragic death of former Representative Robert J. Harris of Windsor has created a vacancy on the Board of Trustees for the Vermont State Colleges Corporation, and

Whereas, the term of office for this vacant position commenced on March 1, 1996 and will expire on February 28, 2000, and

Whereas, this General Assembly has an obligation to fill this vacant position as prescribed by statute, now therefore be it

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives:

That the two Houses meet in Joint Assembly on Wednesday, April 8, 1998, at nine o'clock in the forenoon to elect a successor legislative Trustee of the Vermont State Colleges Corporation to fill the unexpired term of former Representative Robert J. Harris, which term commenced on March 1, 1996 and will expire on February 28, 2000, such vacancy having resulted from the recent death of former Representative Robert J. Harris. In case election of this successor Trustee shall not be made on that day, the two Houses shall meet in Joint Assembly at nine o'clock in the forenoon, on each succeeding day, Saturdays and Sundays excepted, and proceed in such election until this successor Trustee is elected.