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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.
Last Action: 5/5/2017 Senate - Died in Ethics and Elections
Bill Text: PDF
- Ethics and Elections (EE)
- Community Affairs (CA)
- Appropriations (AP)
• Referred to Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee; Ways and Means Committee; Government Accountability Committee -HJ 39
• On Committee agenda-- Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee, 01/25/17, 9:00 am, 12 HOB
• Favorable by Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -HJ 269
• Now in Ways and Means Committee -HJ 269
• Introduced -HJ 39
• On Committee agenda-- Ways and Means Committee, 04/05/17, 9:00 am, Morris Hall
• CS by Ways and Means Committee; YEAS 15 NAYS 2 -HJ 591
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Ways and Means Committee read 1st time -HJ 596
• Now in Government Accountability Committee -HJ 601
• On Committee agenda-- Government Accountability Committee, 04/19/17, 8:00 am, Morris Hall
• CS/CS by- Government Accountability Committee; YEAS 20 NAYS 0 -HJ 785
• 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
• Read 2nd time -HJ 828
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Read 3rd time -HJ 868
• CS passed; YEAS 93 NAYS 23 -HJ 868
• In Messages
• Referred to Ethics and Elections; Community Affairs; Appropriations -SJ 484
• Received -SJ 484
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Ethics and Elections
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