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HB 755: Affordable Housing

GENERAL BILL by Rouson ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Campbell

Affordable Housing; Revises provisions for terminating certain rental agreements; provides that access to essential commercial goods & services for persons of low income served by housing authorities is public use; prohibits use of eminent domain for certain purposes; expands certain powers of housing authorities to include certain commercial projects providing essential goods & services; provides for use of revenues received from projects; reenacts provision relating to tax exemptions applicable to housing authorities created pursuant to certain federal programs; provides that there exists shortage of access to essential commercial goods & services necessary for daily living for persons of low income; expands certain powers of state public bodies to include certain commercial projects providing essential goods & services; revises & provides findings & declarations of property of tax exemption for housing authorities relating to access to essential commercial goods & services necessary for daily living for persons of low income; clarifies that activities & property of certain persons are not exempt from taxes & special assessments; provides that certain real property of housing authority is exempt from ad valorem taxes & special assessments; revises requirements for public housing authorities to form self-insurance funds.

Effective Date: 7/1/2013
Last Action: 5/3/2013 House - Died in Economic Development and Tourism Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 77 (Ch. 2013-136)
Location: In committee/council (EDTS)
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/13/2013 House • Filed
2/20/2013 House • Referred to Economic Development and Tourism Subcommittee; Finance and Tax Subcommittee; Economic Affairs Committee -HJ 79
3/5/2013 House • Introduced -HJ 79
5/3/2013 House • Died in Economic Development and Tourism Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 77 (Ch. 2013-136)