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  Devolution - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The issue of Irish home rule was the dominant political question of British politics at the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th centuries.
This demand led to the eventual introduction of four Irish Home Rule Bills, of which only the last two were approved by the British Parliament, and only the final one was enacted: the Government of Ireland Act 1920.
The home rule demands of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century differed from earlier demands for Repeal by Daniel O'Connell in the first half of the nineteenth century.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Home_rule   (997 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Home Rule refers to a demand in parts of the United Kingdom that regions and nations (notably Scotland, Wales and Ireland) be given self-government within the United Kingdom.
Home rule also refers analogously to the process and mechanisms of self-government by municipalities in many countries with respect to their immediately superior level of government (e.g., U.S. states, in which context see special legislation).
This demand let to the eventual introduction of four Home Rule Bills, of which only two, most notably the Government of Ireland Act, 1920 (which created the parliaments of Northern Ireland and Southern Ireland -- the latter state did not in reality function and was replaced by the Irish Free State), were enacted.
www.informationgenius.com /encyclopedia/h/ho/home_rule.html   (285 words)

 Philadelphia Home Rule Charter
This annotated edition of the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter, adopted by the electors of the City of Philadelphia on April 17, 1951, has been prepared and published primarily as an aid to the officials and employees of the City who are charged with carrying out its provisions.
The new Article XII was drafted by the Educational Home Rule Charter Commission convened pursuant to the Act of August 9, 1963, P.L. 643, by which the general Assembly eliminated a previous statutory restriction forbidding a Home Rule Charter from containing provisions regulating public schools.
The "Proposed Supplement to the Home Rule Charter" drafted by the Educational Home Rule Charter Commission was approved by the electors on May 18, 1965, thereby creating a Home Rule School District for the City of Philadelphia.
www.phila.gov /personnel/homerule   (562 words)

 Home Rule and Ireland
Home Rule came to dominate domestic British politics in the era 1885 to the start of World War One.
Home Rule effectively started in Ireland in 1870 but in British politics, Gladstone was converted to it in the 1880's.
Home Rule was the name given to the process of allowing Ireland more say in how it was governed – freeing them from the rule of London and thus appeasing those in Ireland who wanted Ireland to have more home derived power.
www.historylearningsite.co.uk /home_rule_and_ireland.htm   (1048 words)

 Home Rule. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
The modern Home Rule movement began in 1870 under the leadership of Isaac Butt, whose program appealed most strongly to the Irish middle classes.
The long agricultural depression beginning in 1873 increased economic stimulus for Home Rule, and under the leadership of Charles Stewart Parnell the movement gained support from the agricultural laborers and erstwhile members of the Fenian movement.
The six counties of Northern Ireland (see Ireland, Northern) remained part of the United Kingdom, their government established under the provisions of the Fourth Home Rule Bill of 1920, which was rendered void in the South by the establishment of the Irish Free State.
www.bartleby.com /65/ho/HomeRule.html   (974 words)

 Home Rule
That is, municipal home rule has been granted in general terms by the Maine Constitution, but the specific meaning of the home rule grant has been spelled out in an implementing statute.
Home rule means that Maine cities and towns no longer need to go to the legislature to obtain either a municipal charter or to amend a charter.
Through the home rule ordinance authority power, municipalities are delegated a realm of powers not denied but also not available, because they were not expressly delegated.
www.memun.org /public/publications/TownManPlan/home_rule.htm   (534 words)

 Charter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Palm Beach County shall be a Home Rule Charter county, and, except as may be limited by this Home Rule Charter, shall have all powers of county self-government, granted now or in the future, by the constitution and laws of the state of Florida.
Amendments to this Home Rule Charter may be proposed by the Board of County Commissioners by an affirmative vote of at least four (4) members, subject to approval by the voters of Palm Beach County in a referendum.
The Home Rule Charter amendment may also be initiated by seven (7) percent of the number of voters qualified to vote in the last general election, and the initiated amendment shall be presented and verified in the manner and time set forth in Article V, Section 5.1.
www.pbcgov.com /BCCHome/Commissioners/BCCLinks/charter.htm   (2828 words)

 Home Rule Charter for Allegheny County
The basic concept of home rule is relatively simple: the authority to act in local affairs is transferred from state law to a local charter, adopted and, as need be amended, by the voters through referendum.
Home rule shifts much of the responsibility for local government from the state legislature to the local community.
The Home Rule Charter and Optional Plans Law (Act 62 of 1972) is the enabling legislation under which most home rule counties in the Commonwealth have adopted their charters.
www.county.allegheny.pa.us /charter21   (429 words)

 Home Rule
Municipal home rule jurisprudence consists largely in demarcating the boundaries between those areas of local affairs and government that are within the legislative purview of cities and villages and those areas that are of statewide concern and, therefore, subject to control by the legislature.
The home rule amendment limits legislative authority in the area of local affairs and government, but it does not limit legislative authority in allowing cities and villages to regulate matters of statewide concern.
An exception to this rule is that the legislature may enact legislation relating to a public policy area that is under a city’s or village’s home rule authority if the enactment uniformly applies to every city or village in the state.
www.legis.state.wi.us /lrb/pubs/consthi/04consthiIV3.htm   (1386 words)

 Constitution CXI-5   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Home rule charter The city tax authorized by section 23-2611 (5), R.S.Supp.,1971, does not contravene the Omaha city charter adopted hereunder.
Home rule charters of Omaha of 1922 and 1956 were adopted pursuant to this section.
Purpose of home rule charter provisions of Constitution is to render cities as nearly independent as possible of state legislation, subject to the general public policy of the state.
statutes.unicam.state.ne.us /Corpus/chapC/CXI-5.html   (565 words)

 Handbook of Texas Online: HOME RULE CHARTERS
With the birth of the republic, the municipality became the county and the urban regions began to be incorporated, first by the Texas Congress and, after 1845, by the state legislature.
The charter may not contain any provision that is inconsistent with the state constitution or statutes, a restriction that still leaves these cities with more "home rule" than the cities of any other state in the nation, according to a report by the Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations, a federal research body.
Nevertheless, urban experts generally consider that home rule in Texas is effective and that the decentralization of authority from Austin has been and remains an excellent example of local initiative and responsibility.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/view/HH/mvhek.html   (705 words)

 HOME Investment Partnerships Program - CPD - HUD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
HOME is authorized under Title II of the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act, as amended.
HOME provides formula grants to States and localities that communities use—often in partnership with local nonprofit groups—to fund a wide range of activities that build, buy, and/or rehabilitate affordable housing for rent or homeownership or provide direct rental assistance to low-income people.
HOME's emphasis on consolidated planning expands and strengthens partnerships among all levels of government and the private sector in the development of affordable housing.
www.hud.gov /offices/cpd/affordablehousing/programs/home/index.cfm   (1107 words)

 Ann Rule's Official Home Page
Extracting behind-the-scenes details, Rule makes these volatile relationships utterly real, and masterfully re-creates the ill-fated chains of events in such cases as the Washington Husky "football star" (or was he?) who seduced vulnerable women and then destroyed their lives...the killer whose calling card was a single blood red rose.
Rule once again validates her standing as one of the pre-eminent chroniclers of modern serial murder, calling upon her experience as a former police officer and a civilian adviser to the VICAP Task Force to present a nuanced and easily comprehensible account of the hunt for the man responsible for at least 48 killings.
Rule also captures the profound sadness pervading this grim chapter in U.S. crime history by humanizing the grieving relatives, as well as the dedicated investigators who, tragically, had interviewed Ridgway several times and then moved on to other suspects.
www.annrules.com   (3291 words)

 Home Rule
The association was replaced in 1873 by a more aggressive Home Rule League, and after the following year's general election (the first with a secret ballot) fifty-nine MPs were committed to home rule.
The struggle for home rule continued, and Gladstone introduced a second bill in 1893, only to see it defeated in the House of Lords.
A new Home Rule Bill, introduced in 1912, was rejected by the Lords, and became law in 1914.
www.irelandseye.com /aarticles/history/events/dates/homerule.shtm   (653 words)

 Home Rule :washingtonpost.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Home Rule embraces the future by serving as a Bed, Bath & Beyond for the young urban set.
While keeping the past in mind, Home Rule embraces the future by serving as a Bed, Bath & Beyond for the young urban set that prefers not to schlepp to the suburbs.
Home Rule makes any trip worth the effort by stocking gear for almost every room of the house, all squeezed into a 1,000-square-foot space.
www.washingtonpost.com /ac2/wp-dyn?node=entertainment/profile&id=1026092&typeId=8&type=keyword   (445 words)

 Is Home Rule The Answer? Clarifying The Influence Of Dillon's Rule On Growth Management   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
They often yearn for greater "home rule" authority, which they feel would expand their authority to respond to the myriad challenges posed by suburban growth.
Drawing from the best available legal literature and case law, the study examines the definition and use of both Dillon's Rule and home rule and, for the first time, categorizes all 50 states by their overall interpretation of the state and local relationship.
Conversely, legislatures in home rule states can pass laws that restrict municipalities from engaging in exclusionary practices or other activities that appear to undermine important state objectives.
www.brookings.edu /es/urban/publications/dillonsrule.htm   (778 words)

 BBC News | History | 1850-1909: Parnell, Gladstone and the battle for Home Rule   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Home Rule Movement This body is founded in 1870 by Isaac Butt and relaunched in 1873 as the Home Rule League.
Nearly 60 Home Rule MPs are elected in the general election of 1874, the first under secret ballot.
Gladstone's Home Rule Bill is defeated in the Commons soon after by Conservative opposition and Liberal defections.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/events/northern_ireland/history/60767.stm   (712 words)

 Illinois Attorney General - Opinion 00-003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A home rule municipality shall have the power to provide for its officers, their manner of selection and terms of office only as approved by referendum or as otherwise authorized by law.
Section 3.1-10-5 of the Illinois Municipal Code (65 ILCS 5/3.1-10-5 (West 1998)), which sets out the general qualifications for holding elective office in municipalities, provides that a person is not eligible for elective municipal office unless he or she has resided in the municipality at least one year immediately preceding the election.
City of Aurora (1980), 81 Ill. 2d 308, it was held that a home rule municipality could, by referendum, change from a partisan to a non-partisan method of electing municipal officers pursuant to article VII, section 6(f) of the Constitution.
www.ag.state.il.us /opinions/2000/00-003.html   (1468 words)

 pool rule safety   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
rule, there are adequate safety features to protect the public in those pools in existence.
RULE: Residents will not be permitted entrance to the pool area unless the proper ID card is presented to the attendant.
RULE: No flotation devices are permitted in the pool, except those recognized by the U.S. Coast Guard as being safety...
wilsonservices.com /home-safety/pool-rule-safety.html   (310 words)

 Home Rule Process
A Home Rule city is governed by a home rule charter.
The home rule charter is akin to the US Constitution, it is the document that states how a city is governed.
The decision to create a home rule charter commission will be decided in the May 1 election (absentee ballot request).
www.ci.louisville.co.us /CityClerk/HomeRule/homerule.htm   (189 words)

 liibulletin: City of N.Y. v. State of N.Y.
A home rule message is not required since the changing of the tax law deals with a substantial state interest and bears a reasonable relation to that concern.
The Court held that no home rule message was necessary for the state to change the law.
Finally, the mere fact that the state previously asked the City for a home rule message when enacting the policy in 1966 does not require the state to ask again, as the state had not surrendered its taxation power.
www.law.cornell.edu /ny/ctap/comments/i00_0020.htm   (1126 words)

 Home Rule charter is important to understand - Local News - coloradoan.com
By adopting its own home rule charter, as Fort Collins, Loveland and Greeley have done in recent years, Windsor's government will be able to operate largely under its own guidelines.
If there is one argument against home rule, it's that there will likely be some additional employees required, especially if the town collects its own sales taxes.
Drake said she and other members of the Windsor Home Rule Charter Commission will be speaking to civic groups over the next two weeks to answer questions and provide more information.
www.windsorbeacon.com /localnews/stories/20031016/464884.html   (501 words)

 NJLM - Home Rule
We all think we know what home rule is, or at least we know it when we see it and we surely recognize any attempt to encroach on it by the State.
Interestingly, concerns about the viability of home rule were expressed within the League itself, as early as 28 years ago.
In conclusion, to answer the question "Is home rule alive or dead in the 90s?" I would submit — traditional parochial narrow home rule, as we knew it 50 years ago, is, indeed, alive and viable and will serve us well in the next century.
www.njslom.org /homerule.html   (1792 words)

 WorldNetDaily: Judges rule against home-schoolers
The North Carolina Court of Appeals ruled in a split decision that the parents of a 2-year-old "streaker" should have complied with a social worker's demands to enter the home and privately interview all their children.
The ruling was announced yesterday by the Home School Legal Defense Association, which represents the parents.
Foster ultimately ruled that the social worker was not a "state actor," thus eliminating applicability of the Fourth Amendment.
www.worldnetdaily.com /news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=22854   (671 words)

 Kern County Home Rule Program
Through adoption of the Home Rule Resolution, the Kern County Board of Supervisors have served notice on federal and state agencies that Kern County is to be informed of all pending or contemplated actions affecting its citizens, businesses, or industries and that planning or implementation of these actions must be coordinated with the County.
In adopting the Home Rule Resolution, the Board of Supervisors have also created a monitoring and informational program to work with the County's constituents to ensure that their concerns are addressed.
Through the monitoring and commenting process, the Home Rule Program ensures that state and federal agencies are held accountable to follow mandated requirements related to public notification, response to comments, and the formulation of policies and regulations.
www.co.kern.ca.us /planning/homerule.asp   (354 words)

 Home Rule
Or in other words, whether the Village’s status as a Home Rule unit can ever be changed back if the community later decides that Home Rule is not beneficial.
The ballot question is place after the proper filing of a petition, signed by at least as many registered voters as equals or exceeds 10% of the voters who cast their ballots in the last general municipal election.
For more information about home rule, the following documents and publications are available for review at Village Hall or copies can be obtained at a cost of $0.10 per page pursuant to the provisions of the Illinois Freedom of Information Act and local code.
www.villageofhazelcrest.com /DepartmentPages/HomeRule/bulletin4.htm   (331 words)

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