New York Municipal Home Rule Law - MHR

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  • Article 1. Short Title;  Definitions
  • Article 2. General Powers of Local Governments to Adopt and Amend Local Laws;  Restrictions
  • Article 3. Procedure for Adoption of Local Laws;  Referenda;  Filing and Publication
  • Article 4. Powers of Counties and Cities to Adopt Charters
  • Article 5. Requests of Local Governments for Enactment of Special Laws Relating to Their Property, Affairs or Government
  • Article 6. Legislative Intent;  Construction;  Effective Date

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