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Published on Friday, March 1, 2013

Bill to change voter approval rates for fire benefit charges

Last year, the Legislature reduced the voter approval threshold for emergency services levies from 60% to a majority approval. HB 1486 does the same thing for fire benefit charges by changing the voter approval threshold from 60% to a simple majority.

AWC supports this legislation. Currently the bill is scheduled to be voted upon by the House Finance Committee at 8am on February 28.

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