SB 1487

Senate Bill (SB) 1487: state law; local violations; penalties

Sponsor: Senator Biggs

Summary: SB1487 would withhold shared revenue from cities and towns that are found by the Attorney General to have violated state law.

League Position: OPPOSE - The League testified in opposition to the bill as an attack on local authority and a bypassing of the constitutional protections of due process.

Updates

2/17/2016: SB1487 passed the Senate Government Committee by a vote of 4-3. The bill now proceeds to the Rules Committee.

2/24/2016: SB1487 passed the Senate COW and Third Reading by a vote of 17-12.

3/9/2016: SB1487 passed the House Commerce Committee by a vote of 5-3. The bill now proceeds to the Rules Committee.

3/16/2016: SB1487 passed the House COW.

3/16/2016: SB1487 passed the House Third Reading by a vote of 32-28.

3/16/2016: SB1487 was signed by Governor Ducey.