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Legislative proposals to improve the efficiency and oversight of municipal finance

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Financial Services.

Legislative proposals to improve the efficiency and oversight of municipal finance

hearing before the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, May 21, 2009.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Financial Services.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Municipal bonds -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Municipal finance -- Law and legislation -- United States

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF27 .B5 2009k
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 217 p. :
    Number of Pages217
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24010295M
    ISBN 100160845432
    ISBN 109780160845437
    LC Control Number2009526236

    transcript on “Legislative Proposals to Improve the Efficiency and Oversight of Municipal Finance,” , Serial No. , page 3. 3 Securities and Exchange ommission, “Temporary Registration of Municipal Advisors,” Release No. The Assembly approves annual budgets, appropriates money, confirms all appointments to municipal boards and commissions, certifies municipal elections, evaluates the overall efficiency and effectiveness of municipal operations, and listens to concerns and .

      The Little Hoover Commission, created in , comprises 13 appointed Commissioners, four of whom are state legislators and nine of whom are public members. Its mission is to investigate state government operations and – through reports, recommendations and legislative proposals – promote efficiency, economy and improved service. Today, Governor Charlie Baker and Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito introduced “ An Act to Modernize Municipal Finance and Government,” aimed at improving critical components of the partnership between state and municipal governments by eliminating or updating obsolete laws, promoting local independence, streamlining state oversight and providing municipalities with greater flexibility.

    Earlier Legislative Proposals and Executive Branch Actions The federal funds provided to governments and NPOs subject to single audits have been significantly increased (by approximately $ billion) due to the passage of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of (Recovery Act), which was intended to stimulate the economy and create jobs. The Legislative Division often refers to its Bill Drafting Manual, one of the first local-level drafting manuals in the country to be written and made available to the public. We put together this manual primarily to assist the Council’s Legislative Division in drafting bills and resolutions.


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