§3-1-10. Party committees in office.
The members of all state, congressional, senatorial, and
county executive committees for political parties in office at the
time this section becomes effective, and the various officers of
such committees, shall hold their several offices and discharge the
duties thereof until their successors are chosen and installed in
accordance with the provisions of section nine of this article
effective simultaneously herewith and other applicable provisions
of this article, the prior provisions of section nine having become
effective after the election of such members and officers for terms
ending in the year one thousand nine hundred eighty-two. The
Legislature finds and declares that the prior provisions of section
nine of this article should not operate to limit the terms of such
members and officers before the expiration thereof as contemplated
by law effective at the time of the primary election held May, one
thousand nine hundred seventy-eight.