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CS/CS/HB 317: Local Tax Referenda

GENERAL BILL by Government Accountability Committee ; Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee ; Ingoglia ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Avila

Local Tax Referenda; Provides that a referendum to adopt or amend a local discretionary sales surtax must be held at a general election.

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died in Community Affairs
Bill Text: PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Community Affairs (CA)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax (AFT)
  3. Appropriations (AP)
  4. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/12/2017 House • Filed
10/18/2017 House • Referred to Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee; Ways and Means Committee; Government Accountability Committee -HJ 31
11/1/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee, 11/08/17, 8:00 am, 12 HOB
11/8/2017 House • CS by Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 2 -HJ 253
11/9/2017 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
11/13/2017 House • Now in Ways and Means Committee -HJ 250
11/28/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Ways and Means Committee, 12/05/17, 4:00 pm, Morris Hall
12/5/2017 House • Favorable by Ways and Means Committee; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -HJ 256
• Now in Government Accountability Committee -HJ 250
1/9/2018 House • Introduced -HJ 31
• CS by Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 248
1/16/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Government Accountability Committee, 01/18/18, 10:30 am, Morris Hall
1/18/2018 House • CS/CS by- Government Accountability Committee; YEAS 17 NAYS 3 -HJ 378
1/19/2018 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
1/22/2018 House • CS/CS by Government Accountability Committee read 1st time -HJ 377
1/23/2018 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 390
1/25/2018 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 01/31/18
1/31/2018 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 459
• Read 3rd time -HJ 459
• CS passed; YEAS 84 NAYS 27 -HJ 459
2/7/2018 Senate • In Messages
2/8/2018 Senate • Referred to Community Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax; Appropriations; Rules -SJ 343
• Received -SJ 343
3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Community Affairs