H.R.4754 - Emergency Financial Manager Reform Act of 2016114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Conyers, John, Jr. [D-MI-13] (Introduced 03/16/2016)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/16/2016 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4754 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/16/2016)
Emergency Financial Manager Reform Act of 2016
This bill requires a state with a state-appointed emergency financial manager to certify that the appointment: (1) does not have the purpose or effect of limiting the right to vote on account of race or color, and (2) followed a notice and comment period.
If a state with a state-appointed emergency financial manager fails to submit such certification, then the Department of Justice may reduce by 5% that state's allocation of funds under the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant program.