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New Emergency Manager Law Passes Committee, Primed for House Passage

Posted on December 6, 2012 by sharkins

New Emergency Manager legislation passed the House Local, Intergovernmental and Regional Affairs Committee today. The new language was substituted into SB 865, which passed the Senate last year.

The brand new language was just made available to legislators and interested parties. The new legislation would allow struggling local governments to have four options: emergency management; a consent agreement; mediation; or Chapter 9 bankruptcy. The legislation is expected to be considered on Tuesday on the House floor.

Samantha Harkins is the Director of State Affairs for the League. She can be reached at 517-908-0306 and sharkins@mml.org.

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