HB 7: Local Government Fiscal Transparency
GENERAL BILL by Burton ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Ahern
Local Government Fiscal Transparency; Revises Legislative Auditing Committee duties; specifies purpose of local government fiscal transparency requirements; requires local governments to post certain voting record information on websites; requires property appraisers & local governments to post certain property tax information & history on websites; requires public notices for public hearings & meetings prior to certain increases of local government tax levies; specifies noticing & advertising requirements; requires local governments to conduct debt affordability analyses under specified conditions; provides method for local governments that do not operate website to post certain required information.
Last Action: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died in Community Affairs
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Ways and Means Committee -HJ 12
• On Committee agenda-- Ways and Means Committee, 10/10/17, 3:00 pm, Morris Hall
• Favorable by- Ways and Means Committee; YEAS 15 NAYS 4 -HJ 250
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 250
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 01/11/18
• Introduced -HJ 12
• Read 2nd time -HJ 300
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Read 3rd time -HJ 333
• Passed; YEAS 91 NAYS 12 -HJ 333
• In Messages
• Referred to Community Affairs; Appropriations; Rules -SJ 248
• Received -SJ 248
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Community Affairs
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