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House Bill 1395


House Bill 1395

ARCHIVE (2011)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Local government issues. Provides that in a township containing territory within a municipality that has a population of at least 10,000, after December 31, 2012: (1) the township may continue to exercise the township's powers and duties only within the territory of the township that is unincorporated or is within a municipality that is located in the township and has a population of less than 10,000; and (2) within each municipality that has a population of 10,000 at least or within the consolidated city, the municipal executive shall exercise the powers and duties otherwise granted to the township trustee, and the municipal fiscal and legislative body shall exercise the powers and duties otherwise granted to the township board. Specifies that in the case of a township that has all of its territory within any municipality having a population of at least 10,000 or a county having a consolidated city, the offices of township trustee, township board, and township assessor (if any) of such a township are abolished on January 1, 2013. Provides that after December 31, 2012, in a county having a consolidated city, salaries of small claims court judges shall be established by ordinance of the city-county council and shall be paid by the county in the same installments as judges of the superior court in the county. Provides that for elections in 2012 and thereafter, a candidate for the office of township board or township trustee must
Current Status:
 In Committee - first House
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