Bill Text: MI SB0259 | 2019-2020 | 100th Legislature | Introduced


Bill Title: State; other; reimbursement to local government for additional liability or debt incurred by an emergency manager; provide for. Amends sec. 32 of 2012 PA 436 (MCL 141.1572).

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-04-11 - Referred To Committee On Appropriations [SB0259 Detail]

Download: Michigan-2019-SB0259-Introduced.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SENATE BILL No. 259

 

 

April 11, 2019, Introduced by Senator ALEXANDER and referred to the Committee on     Appropriations.

 

 

 

     A bill to amend 2012 PA 436, entitled

 

"Local financial stability and choice act,"

 

by amending section 32 (MCL 141.1572).

 

THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:

 

     Sec. 32. (1) This Except as otherwise provided in subsection

 

(2), this act does not impose any liability or responsibility in

 

law or equity upon this state, any department, agency, or other

 

entity of this state, or any officer or employee of this state, or

 

any member of a receivership transition advisory board, for any

 

action taken by any local government under this act, for any

 

violation of the provisions of this act by any local government, or

 

for any failure to comply with the provisions of this act by any

 

local government. A cause of action against this state or any

 


department, agency, or entity of this state, or any officer or

 

employee of this state acting in his or her official capacity, or

 

any membership of a receivership transition advisory board acting

 

in his or her official capacity, may not be maintained for any

 

activity authorized by this act, or for the act of a local

 

government filing under chapter 9, including any proceeding

 

following a local government's filing.

 

     (2) If a local government is placed in receivership with an

 

appointed emergency manager for 18 months or more and that local

 

government incurs any additional debt or liability, excluding

 

interest on existing debt or liabilities, that is over the amount

 

of the debt or liabilities that existed for that local government

 

on the date the local government was placed in receivership, this

 

state shall reimburse that local government for the amount of the

 

additional debt or liability incurred by an appropriation as

 

provided by law.

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