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CS/CS/CS/HB 107: Special Districts

GENERAL BILL by Economic Affairs Committee ; Finance and Tax Committee ; Community and Military Affairs Subcommittee ; Caldwell ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Campbell ; Costello ; Pafford ; Williams, T.

Special Districts; Revises provisions relating to merger & dissolution procedures for special districts; provides for certain merger & dissolution procedures to include referenda & special acts; provides for local governments to assume indebtedness of, & receive title to property owned by, special districts under certain circumstances; deletes provision relating to conditions under which merger of independent special districts or dependent fire control districts with other special districts is effective & conditions under which merged district is authorized to increase ad valorem taxes; revises criteria by which special districts are declared inactive by governing body.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 3/25/2012 - Chapter No. 2012-16
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
8/26/2011 House • Filed
9/15/2011 House • Referred to Community and Military Affairs Subcommittee; Finance and Tax Committee; Economic Affairs Committee -HJ 15
11/9/2011 House • On Committee agenda-- Community and Military Affairs Subcommittee, 11/16/11, 1:30 pm, Webster Hall
11/16/2011 House • CS by Community and Military Affairs Subcommittee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -HJ 175
11/30/2011 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
12/1/2011 House • Now in Finance and Tax Committee -HJ 169
1/10/2012 House • Introduced -HJ 14
• CS by Community and Military Affairs Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 162
1/12/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- Finance and Tax Committee, 01/17/12, 10:45 am, Morris Hall
1/17/2012 House • CS/CS by Finance and Tax Committee; YEAS 22 NAYS 0 -HJ 248
1/23/2012 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS/CS by Finance and Tax Committee read 1st time -HJ 241
1/24/2012 House • Now in Economic Affairs Committee -HJ 261
1/30/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- Economic Affairs Committee, 02/01/12, 8:00 am, Reed Hall
2/1/2012 House • CS/CS/CS by- Economic Affairs Committee; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -HJ 466
2/3/2012 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS/CS/CS by Economic Affairs Committee read 1st time -HJ 461
2/6/2012 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 525
2/13/2012 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/15/12
2/15/2012 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 623
• Placed on 3rd reading
2/16/2012 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 644
• CS passed; YEAS 118 NAYS 0 -HJ 652
2/22/2012 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Community Affairs; Budget Subcommittee on Finance and Tax; Budget -SJ 678
2/23/2012 Senate • Received -SJ 678
2/29/2012 Senate • Withdrawn from Community Affairs; Budget Subcommittee on Finance and Tax; Budget -SJ 707
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 707
• Substituted for CS/SB 192 -SJ 707
• Read 2nd time -SJ 707
• Read 3rd time -SJ 707
• CS passed; YEAS 35 NAYS 0 -SJ 707
3/1/2012 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 1059
3/16/2012 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
3/23/2012 • Approved by Governor
3/25/2012 • Chapter No. 2012-16