Friday, January 30, 2009

HB 1879 – Alternatives to Newspaper notices fails

HB 1879 Government, local; alternatives to publication of notices for charter changes, referenda, etc.

Local government; publication of notices for charter changes, referenda, and public hearings, etc; alternatives. Gives localities with a population over 100,000 alternatives to publication in newspaper of general circulation in the locality. These alternatives include publication in a newspaper of general circulation in the locality, on the locality’s website, or on any public access channel operated by the locality, to be aired during prime time programming and at least two other times during the day. Any electronic publication shall be aired daily for two consecutive weeks.

01/20/09 House: Assigned CC & T sub:

01/29/09 House: Subcommittee failed to recommend reporting

YEAS– Lohr, Saxman, Knight–3

NAYS– Marshall, D.W., Oder, Merricks, Hull, Spruill, Ware, O., Poisson, Nichols, –8

ABSTENTIONS–0. NOT VOTING–0.

Posted By Valerie Garner

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