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6-12-1      Expenses and cost of charter preparation and election.
6-12-2      Voting on proposal--Alternatives.
6-12-3      Alternatives proposed by board action on initiated petition.
6-12-4      Governmental structure to be established in charter.
6-12-5      Standards to be at least as stringent as state law.
6-12-6      Restrictions on power of home rule units.
6-12-7      Time of election on charter proposal by commission.
6-12-8      Special election on home rule charter--Exception.
6-12-8.1      Initiation of the action defined.
6-12-9      Preparation for election--Time of election on initiated charter.
6-12-10      Application of general election laws.
6-12-11      Filing of adopted charter with secretary of state--Violation--Effect.
6-12-12      Chapter not to invalidate prior proceedings.
6-12-13      Repealed.
6-12-14      Taxing power limited.
6-12-15      Scope of section 6-12-14.

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