Government (County, Municipal, Local)


SB 814(1) (Capps/Benson): Allows members of county equalization and excise boards residing outside the county seat to be reimbursed for mileage for board meetings and necessary travel in the performance of their official duties. Effective 7-1-00.

SB 840(1) (Capps/Beutler): Modifies entities to which a county may convey lands to include any political subdivision, community action agency or council of governments within the county. Effective 3-22- 00.

SB 858(1) (Herbert/Seikel): Authorizes the municipal clerk to certify to the county treasurer that payments have not been made by the property owner to the county for the cleaning and mowing of property or removal of dilapidated buildings. Requires the city to pay certification fee to the county treasurer. Effective 11-1-00.

SB 1016(1) (Herbert/Blackburn): Modifies the location at which municipal officers and employees will file oaths or affirmations by requiring that they be filed in the office of the municipal clerk of the municipality which the officer or employee serves or by which the officer or employee is employed. Effective 4-14-00.

SB 1109(1) (Shurden/Taylor): Authorizes municipalities or rural water districts to enter into multi-year contracts for water storage tank maintenance and allows the municipality or rural water district the option of deciding whether the work should be bid. Effective 4-25-00.

SB 1132(1) (Littlefield/Hutchison): Exempts noncomp-ensated reserve municipal police officers from the dual office holding provisions of state law and allows these officers to serve as dispatchers or confinement officers at municipal jails. Effective 11-1-00.

SB 1228(1) (Weedn/Taylor): Authorizes the board of county commissioners to set salaries for all elected county officials within the limits allowed by law. Effective 11-1-00.

SB 1260(1) (Long/Thornbrugh): Modifies county sheriff qualifications in counties with populations of 500,000 or more, by requiring the person seeking the office to be a current certified peace officer in good standing. Effective 4-3-00.

SB 1330(1) (Herbert/Seikel): Requires the county treasurer to distribute funds collected for the publication of lists of lands and town lots sold for delinquent taxes to the fund of the county which paid the cost of publication. Effective 11-1-00.

SB 1353(1) (Smith/Thornbrugh): Changes the requirement that vacancies in county offices be filled by appointment of the board of county commissioners to apply to counties with a population of more than six hundred thousand. Effective 4-1-01.

HB 1957(1) (Calvey/Brown): Subjects public water trusts to regulation by municipalities and gives the municipality the power to promulgate regulations and enact ordinances affecting the services, operation, management, rates and manner of conduct of the business of any public water trust having waterworks within the city limits of the municipality. States violations and penalties. States exemptions. Effective 9-30-00.

HB 2299(1) (Taylor/Shurden): Modifies the amount of purchases the county purchasing agent may make for certain purchases and modifies the procedure for making such purchases. Authorizes participation in group purchasing programs. Modifies purchases over a specified amount when the low bidder cannot perform and increases the dollar amount limit for emergency purchases. Effective 11-1-00.

HB 2562(1) (Taylor/Littlefield): Modifies procedures for changing county roads. Authorizes the board of county commissioners to determine if the action concerning the road is unnecessary and to deny the petition or determine that the petition has merit and set the date of the hearing. Authorizes the board of county commissioners to prepare cost estimates for the project. Deletes requirement that certain damages be paid out of county funds. Requires the board of county commissioners to determine if the expense for the road is justified and allows the board to order the petitioners to bear the responsibility to fund in whole or in part. Effective 11-1-00.

HB 2585(1) (Seikel/Morgan): Authorizes a municipality with a population of at least 25,000 to assume jurisdiction of cases involving children under 18 years of age charged with violating certain municipal ordinances by properly filing a written resolution with the district court. Effective 11-1-00.

(1) Passed, signed by Governor (2) Passed, pending Governor's approval/disapproval (3) Vetoed by Governor
(4) Pending in Legislature (5) Failed in Legislature (6) Enrolled with the Sec. of State

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