HB 7: Local Government Fiscal Transparency
GENERAL BILL by Burton ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Ahern ; Ingoglia
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
- Community Affairs (CA)
- Appropriations (AP)
- Rules (RC)
Date Chamber Action 8/23/2017 House • Filed
8/30/2017 House • Referred to Ways and Means Committee -HJ 12
10/3/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Ways and Means Committee, 10/10/17, 3:00 pm, Morris Hall
10/10/2017 House • Favorable by- Ways and Means Committee; YEAS 15 NAYS 4 -HJ 250
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 250
1/8/2018 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 01/11/18
1/9/2018 House • Introduced -HJ 12
1/11/2018 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 300
• Placed on 3rd reading
1/12/2018 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 333
• Passed; YEAS 91 NAYS 12 -HJ 333
1/24/2018 Senate • In Messages
1/30/2018 Senate • Referred to Community Affairs; Appropriations; Rules -SJ 248
1/31/2018 Senate • Received -SJ 248
3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Community Affairs
HB 7, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 8/23/2017 at 4:31 PM
Bill Text: Analyses: Ways and Means Committee (Post-Meeting) 10/10/2017 (pdf)
Related Bills (1)
Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills S 1426 (c1) Local Government Fiscal Affairs Lee Similar Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died on Calendar
Floor Votes (1)
Date Chamber Result 1/12/2018 2:11 PM House 91 Yeas - 12 Nays
Citations - Statutes (16)
Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help 11.40 Legislative Auditing Committee. Page 2 (pdf) 11.45 Definitions; duties; authorities; reports; rules. Page 5 (pdf) 125.045 County economic development powers. Page 5 (pdf) 166.021 Powers. Page 8 (pdf) 218.32 Annual financial reports; local governmental entities. Page 20 (pdf) 218.795 Page 11 (pdf) 218.80 Public Bid Disclosure Act. Page 11 (pdf) 218.801 Page 11 (pdf) 218.803 Page 11 (pdf) 218.805 Page 11 (pdf) 218.81 Page 12 (pdf) 218.82 Page 13 (pdf) 218.83 Page 14 (pdf) 218.84 Page 19 (pdf) 218.88 Page 20 (pdf) 218.89 Page 20 (pdf)
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