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CHAPTER 262 AN ACT TO CONSOLIDATE THE VANCE COUNTY SCHOOL AD- MINISTRATIVE UNIT AND THE HENDERSON CITY SCHOOL AD- MINISTRATIVE UNIT; TO PROVIDE FOR THE ELECTION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE CONSOLIDATED BOARD OF EDUCA- TION; TO PROVIDE FOR A REFERENDUM TO SUBMIT THE QUESTION OF CONSOLIDATION TO THE PEOPLE OF VANCE COUNTY. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:
If a majority of the electors voting in said election approve said merger or consolidation of the county board and the city board, then such merger or consolidation shall go into effect as hereinafter provided. If a majority of the electors voting in such election do not approve said merger or consolidation, then the same shall not go into effect and all provisions of this Act relating to such merger or consolidation shall be and void notwithstanding provisions of the general law, and the status of the city board and the county board shall remain the same as existed prior to the passage of this Act.