HB 751 Modifies the definition of "political subdivision" as it relates to its cooperation with other political subdivisions to include county sheltered workshop boards

Current Bill Summary

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HB 751 - Under current law, political subdivisions may cooperate with other political subdivisions, federal or state agencies, other states and their political subdivisions, and private entities for the construction, acquisition, or operation of a facility or for a common service.

"Political subdivision" is defined for purposes of the provisions allowing cooperation to include, among other entities, libraries, road, drainage, sewer, levee, and fire districts, soil and water conservation districts, and art museum boards.

This act adds sheltered workshop boards to the definition of "political subdivision".

This act is identical to a provision of HCS/SB 364 (2015) and is substantially similar to SB 506 (2015).


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