REFERENCE TITLE: county procedures; technical correction





State of Arizona


Fifty-fifth Legislature

Second Regular Session





SB 1287


Introduced by

Senator Borrelli





amending section 11-144, arizona revised statutes; relating to county formation.





Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Arizona:

Section 1. Section 11-144, Arizona Revised Statutes, is amended to read:

START_STATUTE11-144. Resolution of disputes; appeals; termination of commission

A. After the formation of new counties is approved pursuant to the election held under section 11-137 the commission shall act to resolve disagreements involving terminating and transferring the affairs of the affected county or counties, community college districts, school districts and special taxing districts and actions of the distribution board and may hear disputes, render opinions and issue orders. Pending an appeal, an opinion or order of the commission has the same legal effect with respect to the county officers and state officials as an attorney general opinion has with respect to state officers and agencies.

B. A person aggrieved by a determination, opinion or order of the commission made pursuant to any provision of this article may appeal to the supreme court, and the hearing and determination of the appeal shall be given a priority.

C. The commission shall complete its work not later than December 31 of the second year following the organization of the new county or counties, from and after which date the commission is terminated. END_STATUTE