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2005 House Bill 815: City Charter Amendments Requirements
Introduced by Rep. Phyllis Kahn (DFL) on February 7, 2005
To require notice and hearing for a city council to amend its charter. The vote would have to occur within one month of the public hearing (SF1945 Companion Bill).   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Local Government Committee on February 7, 2005
Reported by Rep. Mark Olson (R) on March 22, 2005
From the Local Government Committee unamended with the recomendation that the bill pass and be re-referred to the Civil Law and Elections Committee. The report was adopted.
Reported by Rep. Jeff Johnson (R) on April 7, 2005
From the Civil Law and Elections Committee with the recommendation that the bill pass. The report was adopted.
Motion by Rep. Phyllis Kahn (DFL) on April 18, 2005
That SF1945 and HF815 be referred to the Chief Clerk for comparison.
The motion passed by voice vote in the House on April 18, 2005
Motion by Rep. Phyllis Kahn (DFL) on April 19, 2005
That SF1945 be substituted for HF815 which was found to be identical.
The motion passed by voice vote in the House on April 19, 2005
Passed 133 to 0 in the House on May 19, 2005.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
(as SF1945) to require notice and hearing for a city council to amend its charter. The vote would have to occur within one month of the public hearing.

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