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2013 Senate Bill 496: Institute Headlee Amendment unfunded mandate restrictions
  1. Introduced by Sen. Mark Jansen (R) on September 17, 2013, to prohibit a state agency from imposing any new increase in local government services or activities unless the legislature has appropriated money to pay for it. Along with Senate Bill 495 this bill would establish an administrative process to restrict such impositions.
    • Referred to the Senate Local Government & Elections Committee on September 17, 2013.
      • Reported in the Senate on September 30, 2014, with the recommendation that the substitute (S-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.

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