House Bill 49

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 03/25/19: signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 083)
Title AN ACT relating to the levy of property taxes.
Bill Documents Current/Final
Introduced
Impact Statements Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 368
Sponsors S. Lee, L. Bechler
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 132.017, relating to property taxes levied by local government entities, to extend the deadline to file a petition to 75 days; allow petition papers to be substantially uniform in size and style; allow the names of voters from more than one voting precinct to be on the same sheet of the petition paper; allow electronic signatures to be counted when the signatures comply with the Uniform Electronic Transactions Act; lower the number of signatures needed for the petition to 5%; require the local governmental entity or school to levy a tax rate that is equal to the compensating tax rate when an election on the tax rate levy is canceled or the vote fails to pass the election; amend KRS 132.018 to conform.
Index Headings of Original Version County Clerks - Property taxes, petitions, procedural adjustment
Education, Finance - Property tax levy, recall and election process, procedural adjustment
Local Government - Property tax levy, recall and election process, procedural adjustment
Taxation - Property taxes, recall and election process, procedural adjustment
Taxation, Property - Recall and election process, procedural adjustment
Uniform Laws - Uniform Electronic Transactions Act, property tax rate recall petition signatures, allowance of
Cities - Property tax levy, recall and election process, procedural adjustment
Counties - Property tax levy, recall and election process, procedural adjustment
Local Mandate - Property taxes, recall and election process, procedural adjustment
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
House Floor Amendment 1
Senate Floor Amendment 1
Senate Floor Amendment 2
Votes Vote History

Actions

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12/14/18
  • Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
01/08/19
  • introduced in House
01/10/19
  • to Local Government (H)
02/05/19
  • posted in committee
02/20/19
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
02/21/19
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
02/22/19
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, February 25, 2019
02/25/19
  • floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
02/26/19
  • 3rd reading, passed 69-28 with Committee Substitute (1) and floor amendment (1)
02/27/19
  • received in Senate
03/01/19
  • to State & Local Government (S)
03/05/19
  • taken from State & Local Government (S)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to State & Local Government (S)
03/06/19
  • reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules
03/07/19
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 7, 2019
  • passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
  • floor amendment (1) and (2) filed
03/12/19
  • 3rd reading
  • floor amendment (2) withdrawn
  • passed 29-8 with floor amendment (1)
  • received in House
  • to Rules (H)
03/13/19
  • taken from Rules
  • posted for passage for concurrence in Senate floor amendment (1)
  • House concurred in Senate floor amendment (1)
  • passed 72-22
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
03/14/19
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • delivered to Governor
03/25/19
  • signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 083)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Impact Statements Local Mandate
Summary Amend KRS 132.017, relating to property taxes levied by local government entities, to extend the deadline to file a petition to 50 days; allow petition papers to be substantially uniform in size and style; allow the names of voters from more than one voting precinct to be on the same sheet of the petition paper; allow electronic petition signatures to be counted when the expenses associated with electronic petition signatures have been incurred by the petition committee and the electronic petition signatures comply with the Uniform Electronic Transactions Act; amend KRS 132.018 to conform.
Index Headings County Clerks - Property taxes, petitions, procedural adjustment
Education, Finance - Property tax levy, recall and election process, procedural adjustment
Local Government - Property tax levy, recall and election process, procedural adjustment
Taxation - Property taxes, recall and election process, procedural adjustment
Taxation, Property - Recall and election process, procedural adjustment
Uniform Laws - Uniform Electronic Transactions Act, property tax rate recall petition signatures, allowance of
Cities - Property tax levy, recall and election process, procedural adjustment
Counties - Property tax levy, recall and election process, procedural adjustment
Local Mandate - Property taxes, recall and election process, procedural adjustment

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor S. Lee
Summary Revise tax rate levy petition deadline to 50 days from 45 days for urban-county governments and consolidated local governments; require petition committee to state whether or not it will incur costs of electronic petitions for urban-county governments and consolidated local governments; allow voters from more than one precinct on each sheet of the petition for urban-county governments and consolidated local governments; require all other local government entities to restrict each sheet of the petition of voters from one precinct; allow electronic signatures to be accepted for urban-county governments and consolidated local governments.
Index Headings Consolidated Local Governments - Tax rate levy, petition process, revision
Counties, Urban - Tax rate levy, petition process, revision
County Clerks - Petition process, urban-county and consolidated local governments, property tax rate levy, revision
Taxation - Property tax, urban-county and consolidated local governments, petition process, revision
Taxation, Property - Tax rate levy, urban-county and consolidated local governments, petition process, revision

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor R. Alvarado
Summary Revise the provisions of the statute that pertain to only urban-county governments and consolidated local governments to clarify that the provisions should also pertain to the district board of education and other taxing districts that are primarily located in a county containing an urban-county government or consolidated local government; clarify the references to the 45-day and 50-day time periods.
Index Headings Consolidated Local Governments - Tax rate levy, petition process, revision
Counties, Urban - Tax rate levy, petition process, revision
County Clerks - Petition process, urban-county and consolidated local governments, property tax rate levy, revision
Taxation - Property tax, urban-county and consolidated local governments, petition process, revision
Taxation, Property - Tax rate levy, urban-county and consolidated local governments, petition process, revision

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor R. Alvarado
Summary Revise the provisions of the statute that pertain to only urban-county governments and consolidated local governments to pertain to taxing districts that levy a tax rate subject to recall in all counties.
Index Headings County Clerks - Tax rate levy, petition process, revision
Local Government - Property tax rate levy, petition process, revision
Taxation - Property tax rate levy, petition process, revision
Taxation, Property - Tax rate levy, petition process, revision
Cities - Property tax rate levy, petition process, revision
Counties - Property tax rate levy, petition process, revision

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