House Bill 399

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Last Action floor amendment (7) filed
Title AN ACT proposing to amend Section 181 of the Constitution of Kentucky relating to local levies of sales and use taxes.
Bill Documents Bill
Impact Statements Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 1542
Sponsors T. Thompson, T. Burch, D. Butler, J. Carney, J. Donohue, K. Flood, J. Glenn, J. Gooch Jr., D. Graham, R. Heath, J. Hoover, T. Mills, B. Montell, S. Overly, S. Riggs, J. Tilley, B. Yonts
Summary of Original Version Propose to amend Section 181 of the Constitution of Kentucky to authorize the General Assembly to confer upon the proper authority of any city or county the power to levy a local option sales and use tax, subject to specifically enumerated conditions and limitations; submit to the voters for approval or disapproval; supply ballot language.
Index Headings of Original Version Local Government - Local option sales and use tax, constitutional amendment to allow
Taxation - Local option sales and use tax, constitutional amendment to allow
Taxation, Sales and Use - Local option, constitutional amendment to allow
Cities - Local option sales and use tax, constitutional amendment to allow
Constitution, Ky. - Local governments, authorize a local option sales and use tax levy
Counties - Local option sales and use tax, constitutional amendment to allow
Proposed Amendments House Floor Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 2
House Floor Amendment 3
House Floor Amendment 4
House Floor Amendment 5
House Floor Amendment 6
House Floor Amendment 7

Actions

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02/14/14
  • introduced in House
02/18/14
  • to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
03/04/14
  • posted in committee
03/11/14
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
03/12/14
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/14/14
  • floor amendments (1) (2) and (3) filed
03/18/14
  • taken from Rules
  • placed in the Orders of the Day
03/19/14
  • floor amendment (4) filed
03/20/14
  • floor amendments (5) and (6-title) filed
03/24/14
  • floor amendment (7) filed

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor L. Bechler
Summary Retain original provisions, except that no city or county shall expend funds for advertising or other activities promoting the approval of any levy by the voters.
Index Headings Local Government - Local option sales and use tax, constitutional amendment to allow
Taxation - Local option sales and use tax, constitutional amendment to allow
Taxation, Sales and Use - Local option, constitutional amendment to allow
Cities - Local option sales and use tax, constitutional amendment to allow
Constitution, Ky. - Local governments, authorize a local option sales and use tax levy
Counties - Local option sales and use tax, constitutional amendment to allow

Amendment House Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor L. Bechler
Summary Retain original provisions; require that, in the case of any tax proposal that is disapproved by the voters, the relevant city or county be prohibited from resubmitting that proposal to the voters for a period of 5 years.
Index Headings Local Government - Local option sales and use tax, constitutional amendment to allow
Taxation - Local option sales and use tax, constitutional amendment to allow
Taxation, Sales and Use - Local option, constitutional amendment to allow
Cities - Local option sales and use tax, constitutional amendment to allow
Constitution, Ky. - Local governments, authorize a local option sales and use tax levy
Counties - Local option sales and use tax, constitutional amendment to allow

Amendment House Floor Amendment 3
Sponsor L. Bechler
Summary Retain original provisions; require that any person or entity who has a financial interest in the approval or disapproval of any levy disclose that fact in all public advertising, undertaken by or on behalf of the person or entity, that promotes the approval or disapproval thereof by the voters.
Index Headings Local Government - Local option sales and use tax, constitutional amendment to allow
Taxation - Local option sales and use tax, constitutional amendment to allow
Taxation, Sales and Use - Local option, constitutional amendment to allow
Cities - Local option sales and use tax, constitutional amendment to allow
Constitution, Ky. - Local governments, authorize a local option sales and use tax levy
Counties - Local option sales and use tax, constitutional amendment to allow

Amendment House Floor Amendment 4
Sponsor L. Bechler
Summary Retain original provisions, except provide that a city or county may impose only one levy at any one time, regardless of the number of capital projects included in that levy or that the levy is not at the maximum aggregate rate allowed.
Index Headings Local Government - Local option sales and use tax, constitutional amendment to allow
Taxation - Local option sales and use tax, constitutional amendment to allow
Taxation, Sales and Use - Local option, constitutional amendment to allow
Cities - Local option sales and use tax, constitutional amendment to allow
Constitution, Ky. - Local governments, authorize a local option sales and use tax levy
Counties - Local option sales and use tax, constitutional amendment to allow

Amendment House Floor Amendment 5
Sponsor D. Osborne
Summary Amend to propose creating a new section to the Kentucky Constitution to allow casino gambling at no more than seven locations and dedicate ten percent of the revenue to promote equine interests, dedicate the Commonwealth's revenue from gaming to job creation, education, human services, health care, veterans' bonuses, local governments, and public safety.
Index Headings Local Government - Local option sales and use tax, constitutional amendment to allow
Taxation - Local option sales and use tax, constitutional amendment to allow
Taxation, Sales and Use - Local option, constitutional amendment to allow
Cities - Local option sales and use tax, constitutional amendment to allow
Constitution, Ky. - Local governments, authorize a local option sales and use tax levy
Counties - Local option sales and use tax, constitutional amendment to allow

Amendment House Floor Amendment 6
Sponsor D. Osborne
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Local Government - Local option sales and use tax, constitutional amendment to allow
Taxation - Local option sales and use tax, constitutional amendment to allow
Taxation, Sales and Use - Local option, constitutional amendment to allow
Cities - Local option sales and use tax, constitutional amendment to allow
Constitution, Ky. - Local governments, authorize a local option sales and use tax levy
Counties - Local option sales and use tax, constitutional amendment to allow

Amendment House Floor Amendment 7
Sponsor T. Riner
Summary Require 51% of funds received from a local sales tax to be used on projects in designated areas of elevated poverty.
Index Headings Local Government - Local option sales and use tax, constitutional amendment to allow
Taxation - Local option sales and use tax, constitutional amendment to allow
Taxation, Sales and Use - Local option, constitutional amendment to allow
Cities - Local option sales and use tax, constitutional amendment to allow
Constitution, Ky. - Local governments, authorize a local option sales and use tax levy
Counties - Local option sales and use tax, constitutional amendment to allow

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