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S 0163 - Grants further duties to the Joint Legislative Committee on Municipal Incorporation to review charters of certain cities and towns

Tracking Level: Of Interest
Sponsor: Greg Hembree (R)
Last Action: 5/31/2016 - Senate - Recommitted to Committee on Judiciary
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

04.12.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee. There was also a minority report placed on the bill.
04.05.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.
03.22.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.
03.15.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.
03.01.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.
02.16.2016 The Senate Judiciary Committee carried this bill over.
02.10.2016 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment lowers the population threshold from 300 to 150. The amendment also requires a 2/3 vote of the legislative delegation and a written statement alleging failure to provide services to trigger a review regardless of population.
01.28.2016 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee carried this bill over.
Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires cities and towns whose population drops below 300 to show that it is maintaining municipal services at an adequate level to maintain its certificate of incorporation.

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S 0163 General Bill, By Hembree
Similar (H 3714)
Summary: Incorporation of municipalities
    A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 5-1-26(A) OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE DUTIES OF THE JOINT LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE ON MUNICIPAL INCORPORATION, TO PROVIDE THE COMMITTEE WITH ADDITIONAL DUTIES; TO AMEND CHAPTER 1, TITLE 5, RELATING TO THE INCORPORATION OF MUNICIPALITIES, TO PROVIDE THAT A MUNICIPALITY WHOSE POPULATION DROPS BELOW THREE HUNDRED MUST SHOW THAT IT IS MAINTAINING MUNICIPAL SERVICES AT AN ADEQUATE LEVEL TO MAINTAIN ITS CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION; TO PROVIDE THAT A REVIEW OF A MUNICIPALITY'S CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION MAY BE INITIATED BY THE COUNTY LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION; TO PROVIDE FOR THE REVIEW AND DETERMINATION PROCESS.
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12/03/14Senate Prefiled
12/03/14Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary
01/13/15Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 109)
01/13/15Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 109)
01/20/16Senate Referred to Subcommittee: Hembree (ch), Gregory, Johnson
04/13/16Senate Committee report: Majority favorable with amend., minority unfavorable Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 13)
04/14/16 Scrivener's error corrected
05/31/16Senate Recommitted to Committee on Judiciary



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