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HB 0530 - Annexation - Change Procedures for Local Act
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Tracking Level: Evaluating
Sponsor: Karla Drenner (D)
Last Action: 3/6/2017 - House Second Readers
House Committee: Governmental Affairs
Assigned To:
Annexation/MunicipalizationNext Bill
Local LegislationNext Bill
Todd EdwardsNext Bill

Staff Analysis of the Legislation

This legislation sets additional requirements for the procedure of municipal annexation (comprised of more than 50 percent residential properties) by local act.  Before the bill is introduced, the city has to adopt a resolution agreeing to the annexation; hold two public hearings; notify each household and each business in the area of the proposed annexation; and a petition must be signed by at least 50 percent of the property owners, 50 percent of the business owners, and 50 percent of the registered voters in the area proposed to be annexed.     

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