04RS HB421


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HB 421/LM (BR 1097) - S. Brinkman, P. Clark, D. Horlander

     AN ACT relating to property taxes.
     Amend KRS 91A.070 to provide that, if the city collects delinquent property taxes, the city is entitled to reasonable attorney fees and other costs; amend KRS 134.420 to provide that the lien for delinquent tax bills shall also include costs and reasonable attorney fees; amend KRS 134.440 to provide that the actual cost of advertising each tax claim shall initially be paid by the county and added to the tax claim as a part of the certificate of delinquency; amend KRS 134.490 to provide that a private person shall be entitled to include, as part of the certificate of delinquency, actual and reasonable costs and attorney fees incurred in enforcing the certificate; amend KRS 134.500 to provide that, other than in a county containing a city of the first class or a consolidated local government, the sheriff's fee for advertising, the clerk's add-on fee, and the county attorney add-on fee shall be excluded from the interest calculation except upon adoption of an ordinance by a county to include them in the calculation.

     Jan 30-introduced in House
     Feb 2-to Local Government (H)

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