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CS/CS/HB 139: Local Tax Referenda

GENERAL BILL by Government Accountability Committee ; Ways and Means Committee ; Ingoglia ; Avila ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Donalds ; Eagle ; Gruters ; Massullo

Local Tax Referenda; Requires local government discretionary sales surtax referenda to be held on the date of a primary or general election and requires a specified percentage of votes for passage; requires notice of intent to levy certain local government discretionary sales surtaxes; prohibits certain entities for a specified period from increasing taxes that were reduced at the time a discretionary sales surtax was levied.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 5/5/2017 Senate - Died in Ethics and Elections
Bill Text: PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Ethics and Elections (EE)
  2. Community Affairs (CA)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    12/29/2016 House • Filed
    1/11/2017 House • Referred to Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee; Ways and Means Committee; Government Accountability Committee -HJ 39
    1/18/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee, 01/25/17, 9:00 am, 12 HOB
    1/25/2017 House • Favorable by Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -HJ 269
    • Now in Ways and Means Committee -HJ 269
    3/7/2017 House • Introduced -HJ 39
    4/3/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Ways and Means Committee, 04/05/17, 9:00 am, Morris Hall
    4/5/2017 House • CS by Ways and Means Committee; YEAS 15 NAYS 2 -HJ 591
    4/6/2017 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
    • CS by Ways and Means Committee read 1st time -HJ 596
    4/7/2017 House • Now in Government Accountability Committee -HJ 601
    4/17/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Government Accountability Committee, 04/19/17, 8:00 am, Morris Hall
    4/19/2017 House • CS/CS by- Government Accountability Committee; YEAS 20 NAYS 0 -HJ 785
    4/20/2017 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
    • Placed on Calendar -HJ 784
    • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/25/17
    • CS/CS by Government Accountability Committee read 1st time -HJ 777
    4/25/2017 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 828
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    4/26/2017 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 868
    • CS passed; YEAS 93 NAYS 23 -HJ 868
    4/26/2017 Senate • In Messages
    • Referred to Ethics and Elections; Community Affairs; Appropriations -SJ 484
    • Received -SJ 484
    5/5/2017 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Ethics and Elections

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  • CS/CS/HB 139, Committee Substitute 2 (Current Bill Version) Posted 4/20/2017 at 11:05 AM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 278 (c2) Local Tax Referenda Steube Similar Last Action: 5/5/2017 S Died in Appropriations
    H 7063 Local Government Fiscal Responsibility Ways and Means Committee Compare Last Action: 5/5/2017 H Died in Government Accountability Committee

    Floor Votes (1)

    Date Chamber Result
    4/26/2017 1:58 PM House 93 Yeas - 23 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    212.055 Discretionary sales surtaxes; legislative intent; authorization and use of proceeds. Page 1 (pdf)

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  • CS/HB 139, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 4/6/2017 at 10:42 AM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Government Accountability Committee (Post-Meeting) 4/20/2017 (pdf)

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 278 (c2) Local Tax Referenda Steube Similar Last Action: 5/5/2017 S Died in Appropriations
    H 7063 Local Government Fiscal Responsibility Ways and Means Committee Compare Last Action: 5/5/2017 H Died in Government Accountability Committee

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    569999 - Amendment
    Remove lines 453-461 and insert:
    Ingoglia 4/18/2017
    6:16 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    4/19/2017
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    212.055 Discretionary sales surtaxes; legislative intent; authorization and use of proceeds. Page 1 (pdf)

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  • HB 139, Original Filed Version Posted 12/29/2016 at 3:24 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 1/25/2017 (pdf)
    Ways and Means Committee (Post-Meeting) 4/6/2017 (pdf)

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 278 (c1) Local Tax Referenda Steube Similar Last Action: 5/5/2017 S Died in Appropriations
    H 7063 Local Government Fiscal Responsibility Ways and Means Committee Compare Last Action: 5/5/2017 H Died in Government Accountability Committee

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    396403 - Amendment
    Remove lines 454-457 and insert:
    Ingoglia 4/4/2017
    8:12 PM
    Adopted
    4/5/2017
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    212.055 Discretionary sales surtaxes; legislative intent; authorization and use of proceeds. Page 1 (pdf)

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