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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Local government matters. Eliminates the limitation on the amount of a civil taxing unit's maximum permissible property tax levy for the current year that results from imposition in the immediately preceding year of an actual levy that is lower than the maximum. Strikes a definition to a term ("unadjusted assessed value") that is not used in the law. Provides that a public safety employee of a political subdivision who is a member of the political subdivision's legislative body may not: (1) accept an appointment to a confidential or policy making position of the political subdivision; (2) serve in a confidential or policy making position of the political subdivision; (3) serve as a member of a committee of the legislative body that has jurisdiction over the member's employer; or (4) vote on any matter relating to the budget of the member's employer. Provides that a public safety employee who is a member of a political subdivision's legislative body may vote on adoption of the political subdivision's budget that includes the budget of the member's employer if the member makes certain disclosures. Prohibits a relative of a township officer or employee from being employed by the township. Specifies that a person who on July 1, 2010, is a relative of a township officer or employee and is employed by the township is not prohibited by this provision from being an employee of the township until the expiration of the term of the township trustee holding office on July 1, 2010.