Knowledgebase-Constitutionality of Changes to Home Rule City Charters

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Title:Constitutionality of Changes to Home Rule City Charters
Summary:MTAS was asked whether the changes to a City’s home rule city charter,
which are the product of a referendum by initiative of the voters, legal.
Original Author:Hemsley, Sid
Product Create Date:01/04/2001
Last Reviewed on::10/03/2017
Subject:Charters--City; Home rule
Type:Legal Opinion
Legal Opinion: Home Rule Amendments Public.docHome Rule Amendments Public.doc[attachment "Home Rule Amendments Public.doc" deleted by Elisha Hodge/MTAS/UTK]

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