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SB 1234: Special Assessment for Law Enforcement Services


Special Assessment for Law Enforcement Services; Authorizes a municipality to impose a special assessment to fund the costs of providing law enforcement services. Makes the imposition of the assessment contingent upon adoption of an ordinance approved by the governing body of a municipality and a reduction in the municipality's ad valorem millage. Limits the maximum millage reduction required. Specifies the rolled-back rate for the calculation of a future increase in ad valorem millage. Provides for the construction of the act as a general law authorizing taxation by a municipality.

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 5/7/2011 Senate - Died in Criminal Justice
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Community Affairs (CA)
  2. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  3. Budget (BC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/18/2011 Senate • Filed
3/7/2011 Senate • Referred to Community Affairs; Criminal Justice; Budget -SJ 92
3/8/2011 Senate • Introduced -SJ 92
3/16/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 03/21/11, 10:15 am, 412 Knott Building
3/21/2011 Senate • Favorable by Community Affairs; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 235
• Now in Criminal Justice -SJ 235
5/7/2011 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Criminal Justice