Bills to Allow BRAs and EDCs to Terminate Membership on Board with Official’s Public Office Term Pass House

Posted on January 30, 2014 by Dene Westbrook

HB 5131 and 5132 (Rep. Harvey Santana, D- Detroit) would amend the Brownfield Redevelopment Financing Act and the Economic Development Corporations Act to allow a local BRA or EDC to adopt a rule linking an appointment of a public official to that board to the expiration of that official’s service as a public official, including a resignation or removal from office.  This is permissive.  These bills passed out of committee last week and passed out of the House yesterday.

Nikki Brown is a legislative associate for the League handling economic development and land use issues.  She can be reached at [email protected] or 517-908-0305.  

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