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2017 Legislative Session

 

 

Bill Number Description Last Action Support/Opposed
SB 1017
FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICTS – Amends existing law to revise a notice provision for holding an election in a fire protection district.
02/02 Read third time in full – PASSED – 34-0-1
03/28 Retained on General Orders
Support
HB 021
PUBLIC EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT SYSTEM – Amends existing law to provide that certain persons shall be designated as police officer members for retirement purposes and to provide that certain police officers and firefighters whose positions became classified may remain under a certain contribution.
01/20 Reported Printed and Referred to Judiciary, Rules & Administration
Watching
HB 126a
APPOINTMENT OF OFFICERS – Amends existing law to provide that certain appointments shall be made by the board of county commissioners instead of the Governor.
02/21 Read Third Time in Full – PASSED – 69-1-0
03/08 Read third time as amended in the Senate – PASSED – 33-1-1
03/21 Returned Signed by the President; Ordered Transmitted to Governor
Watching
HB 145a
PUBLIC EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT SYSTEM – Amends existing law to revise the definition of “employer.”
02/22 Read Third Time in Full – PASSED – 69-0-1
03/20 Read third time as amended in the Senate – PASSED – 35-0-0
03/29 Delivered to Governor at 3:17 p.m. on March 28, 2017
Watching
HB 192
PROPERTY TAX – Amends existing law to establish criteria for a property tax exemption for business property regarding a new or existing plant investment.
02/28 U.C. to be returned to Revenue & Taxation Committee
Watching
HB 207
TAXING DISTRICTS – Amends existing law to provide a procedure where a taxing district may disclaim the right to recover all or any portion of a forgone balance.
02/27 Passed the House 65-4-1
03/14 Read third time in full – PASSED – 27-8-0
03/24 Reported Signed by Governor on March 24, 2017

 

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 HB 235
PROPERTY TAX – Amends existing law to establish criteria for a property tax exemption for business property regarding a new or existing plant investment.
03/08 Read Third Time in Full – PASSED – 67-3-0
03/20 Read third time in full – PASSED – 35-0-0
03/27 Delivered to Governor at 9:20 a.m. on March 24, 2017

 

Watching
 HB 273
OPEN MEETINGS LAW – Amends existing law to revise the definition of “public agency.”
03/13 Introduced, read first time, referred to JRA for Printing
03/16 Read second time; Filed for Third Reading
Rules Suspended: Ayes 69 Nays 0 Abs/Excd 1, read three times – PASSED – 70-0-0
03/17 Received from the House passed; filed for first reading
Introduced, read first time; referred to: State Affairs

 

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 HB 283
REVENUE AND TAXATION – Amends existing law to provide that a new construction roll shall show certain reductions in taxable market value with exceptions; and to establish provisions regarding a certain amount that shall be subtracted from the dollar amount of property taxes certified for an annual budget and to provide that property that has become tax exempt may not be counted for 3% budget purposes.
03/20 Read second time; Filed for Third Reading
Rules Suspended: Ayes 68 Nays 0 Abs/Excd 2, read three times – PASSED – 59-11-0
Introduced, read first time; referred to: Local Government & Taxation
 Watching
SB1126aa SAFE HAVEN – Amends existing law to add fire station to the definition of “safe haven.”

 

03/08 Read third time in full as amended – PASSED – 34-0-1
03/20 Read Third Time in Full – PASSED – 70-0-0
03/28 Signed by Governor on 03/28/17

 

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