REFERENCE TITLE: county procedures; technical correction
State of Arizona
House of Representatives
Second Regular Session
11-144, arizona revised statutes; relating to county formation.
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Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Arizona:
Section 1. Section 11-144, Arizona Revised
Statutes, is amended to read:
11-144. Resolution of disputes; appeals;
termination of commission
A. After the formation of new counties is approved
pursuant to the election held under section 11-137 the commission shall act to
resolve disagreements involving terminating and transferring the affairs of the
affected county or counties, community college districts, school districts and special
taxing districts and actions of the distribution board and may hear disputes,
render opinions and issue orders. Pending an appeal, an opinion or
order of the commission has the same legal effect with respect to the county
officers and state officials as an attorney general opinion has with respect to
state officers and agencies.
B. A person aggrieved by a determination, opinion or
order of the commission made pursuant to any provision of this article may
appeal to the supreme court, and the hearing and determination of the appeal
shall be given a priority.
C. The commission shall complete its work not later
than December 31 of the second year following the organization of the new
county or counties, from and after which date the commission is terminated.