A formal, written declaration the certain facts are true and valid.
A certified extract of an official record sealed by the appropriate government official.
Provisions of one chaptered bill conflict with another. The bill with the highest chapter number prevails.
Competitive process for selecting employees. appointments governed by competitive selection process.
A meeting closed to the public which complies with specific state statutes.
A systematic statement of a body of law given by statutory authority.
In State Legislation- (ACR____#, SCR____#) This has no authority in law, but expresses legislative intent. It may adopt joint rules or establish joint committees. Must be adopted by both houses to take effect. A state agency may comply with the intent of the Concurrent Resolution, even though it lacks legal authority, in an effort to avoid future tension with the Legislature.
The process of taking private property for public use through the power of eminent domain.
Modification from the provisions of a zoning ordinance granted by a legislative body upon submission of an application and a hearing.
Group of six members, with three representatives from each house, appointed to consider matters upon which the two houses disagree, usually concerning amendments adopted by one house to a measure originating in the other; compromise often results from elimination of objectionable material or insertion of new amendments; if the report of the joint committee is not adopted by both houses, a new committee is appointed. Not more than three conference committees may be appointed on any one bill.