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Arkansas Code Title 14. Local Government § 14-16-601. Local government units--Rent control preemption

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(a) As used in this section, “local governmental unit” means a political subdivision of this state, including, but not limited to, a county, city, village, or township, if the political subdivision provides local government services for residents in a geographically limited area of this state as its primary purpose and has the power to act primarily on behalf of that area.

(b) A local governmental unit shall not enact, maintain, or enforce an ordinance or resolution that would have the effect of controlling the amount of rent charged for leasing private residential or commercial property.

(c) This section does not impair the right of any local governmental unit to manage and control residential property in which the local governmental unit has a property interest.

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