Bill Prohibiting Serverance Pay Passes First Committee
) was amended today in the Senate Community Affairs Committee
to prohibit severance pay provisions in employment contracts and otherwise. This would apply to all contracts and agreements entered into after July 1, 2011. The bill also provides standards for any bonuses provided to government employees. The League testified in opposition to the bill.
Bill Filed To Repeal Local Business Tax Statute
) would repeal the statute that authorizes cities to impose local business taxes. The repeal of this statute would have a substantial adverse fiscal impact on cities. The bill was filed March 3 and has not yet been referred to any committees. No Senate companion has yet been filed.