HB 72, Referendum Requirement for Mayor/Council Compensation Increase

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Bill Sponsor

Rep. Debra Bazemore
District 69

The bill provides that any increase to mayor or council member compensation in excess of twenty percent of the current compensation shall require approval by a referendum at the next municipal election.  This requirement only applies to cities with more than six members of the governing authority.

Last Updated: 2/23/2024
Subject Area: Economic Development and Redevelopment | Municipal Powers |
Resources: bill text
1/26/2023 - Assigned To House Committee

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