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2014 House Bill 5600: Revise conflict of interest to allow mayor on Detroit oversight panel

Public Act 190 of 2014

Introduced by Rep. John Walsh (R) on May 27, 2014 To revise a law that prohibits public officials from having various positions that may create a conflict of interest, so as to allow the mayor and a council member of a financially troubled city to be on a financial review commission for their city. This relates to legislation making a $195 million gift of state money to Detroit toward a possible bankruptcy settlement, which created a state oversight panel that includes the mayor and president of the city council.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Detroit's Recovery and Michigan's Future Committee on May 27, 2014
Reported in the House on June 4, 2014 With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on June 4, 2014
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on June 4, 2014
Passed 104 to 4 in the House on June 5, 2014 To revise a law that prohibits public officials from having various positions that may create a conflict of interest, so as to allow the mayor and a council member of a financially troubled city to be on a financial review commission for their city. This relates to legislation making a $195 million gift of state money to Detroit toward a possible bankruptcy settlement, which created a state oversight panel that includes the mayor and president of the city council.
Received in the Senate on June 11, 2014
Referred to the Senate on June 11, 2014
Passed 37 to 1 in the Senate on June 11, 2014 (same description)
To revise a law that prohibits public officials from having various positions that may create a conflict of interest, so as to allow the mayor and a council member of a financially troubled city to be on a financial review commission for their city. This relates to legislation making a $195 million gift of state money to Detroit toward a possible bankruptcy settlement, which created a state oversight panel that includes the mayor and president of the city council.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on June 19, 2014

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