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2007-2008 Regular Session - SB 557
Allentown, City of; provide for 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 Allentown; to provide for incorporation, boundaries, and powers of the city; to provide for government of the city by a city council composed of a mayor and councilmembers; to provide for the election, service, compensation, powers, and duties of the mayor and councilmembers; to provide for the powers and procedures of the city council; to provide for city officers, employees, departments, and agencies; to provide for a municipal court and its jurisdiction, powers, officers, and affairs; to provide for municipal elections; to provide for the removal of officers; to provide for the imposition, assessment, collection, and enforcement of various forms of municipal taxation; to repeal a specific Act; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2008 - Effective Date
May/13/2008 - Act 670
May/13/2008 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
Apr/09/2008 - Senate Sent to Governor
Apr/04/2008 - House Passed/Adopted
Apr/04/2008 - House Third Readers
Apr/04/2008 - House Committee Favorably Reported
Apr/02/2008 - House Second Readers
Apr/01/2008 - House First Readers
Apr/01/2008 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Apr/01/2008 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Mar/19/2008 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/18/2008 - Senate Hopper
Apr/04/2008 - House Vote #1036Yea(132)Nay(0)NV(36)
Apr/01/2008 - Senate Vote #849Yea(53)Nay(0)NV(3)
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