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House Bill 1300


House Bill 1300

ARCHIVE (2012)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Counties having a consolidated city. Raises the population threshold at which a city qualifies to become a first class city to 1,500,000. Establishes a process for deconsolidation of a consolidated city if the population of the consolidated city becomes less than the number that defines a first class city. Provides that each political subdivision in the county having the consolidated city becomes a reorganizing political subdivision and establishes a reorganization committee to prepare a plan to reorganize the political subdivisions in the county. Provides the procedures for the operation of the reorganizing committee. Provides the details required for the reorganization plan. Provides that if the voters of the county approve the reorganization plan, the political subdivisions in the county are reorganized as provided in the reorganization plan. Provides that if the voters of the county do not approve the reorganization plan, the consolidated city becomes a second class city and the other political subdivisions in the county will be governed as provided by law for other like political subdivisions.
Current Status:
 In Committee - first House
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