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2007-2008 Regular Session - HB 1447
Sylvester, City of; provide new charter
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to provide a new charter for the City of Sylvester; to provide for incorporation, boundaries, and powers of the city; to provide for a governing authority of such city and the powers, duties, authority, election, terms, vacancies, qualifications, prohibitions, conflicts of interest, and suspension and removal from office relative to members of such governing authority; to provide for taxation, licenses, and fees; to provide for franchises and assessments; to provide for bonded and other indebtedness; to provide for auditing, budgeting, and appropriations; to provide for city contracts and purchasing; to provide for the conveyance of property and interests therein; to provide for bonds for officials; to provide for prior ordinances and rules, pending matters, and personnel; to provide for penalties; to provide for definitions and construction; to provide for other matters relative to the foregoing; to repeal a specific Act; to provide for effective dates; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2008 - Effective Date
May/13/2008 - Act 673
May/13/2008 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/16/2008 - House Sent to Governor
Apr/04/2008 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Apr/04/2008 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Mar/28/2008 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/27/2008 - House Passed/Adopted
Mar/27/2008 - House Third Readers
Mar/27/2008 - House Committee Favorably Reported
Mar/20/2008 - House Second Readers
Mar/19/2008 - House First Readers
Mar/18/2008 - House Hopper
Apr/04/2008 - Senate Vote #954Yea(43)Nay(0)NV(8)
Mar/27/2008 - House Vote #857Yea(144)Nay(0)NV(25)
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