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HB 2/LM (BR 988) - G. Stumbo, J. Hoover, R. Adkins, L. Belcher, J. Bell, T. Burch, D. Butler, L. Combs, R. Crimm, B. DeWeese, J. Donohue, K. Flood, D. Graham, C. Miller, S. Overly, R. Palumbo, S. Riggs, T. Riner, K. Sinnette, T. Thompson, D. Watkins, S. Westrom, B. Yonts

     AN ACT proposing to amend Section 181 of the Constitution of Kentucky relating to local levies of sales and use taxes.
     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.


     HFA1( T. Riner ) - Amend to require first class cities to dedicate 7% of the maximum aggregate local sales and use tax rates to fund after-school and summer tutoring for students participating in the free and reduced-price lunch program.
     HFA2( T. Riner ) - Amend to add "anaerobic biodigester in a residential area" to the list of properties that shall not be omitted in the imposition of an ad valorem tax.
     HFA3( K. Imes ) - Amend language to require that any tax approved by the voters to apply in any area subsequently annexed by the city and county imposing the tax, rather than the city or county imposing the tax.
     SFA1( C. Girdler ) - Make title amendment.
     SFA2( C. Girdler ) - Create a new section of the Constitution of Kentucky to stipulate the General Assembly's authority regarding the commercial activities of local governments and include such in the phrasing of the question to be proposed to the voters at the election.
     SFA3( D. Thayer ) - Add language requiring that 25 percent of all amounts generated be used to fund the employee retirement system of the local government imposing the tax, requiring that the levy of any sales and use tax be revenue neutral, and that the local government imposing the tax identify other taxes that will be reduced to offset revenues generated by the tax, and to prevent the application of prevailing wage from applying to projects funded through the sales and use tax levy.

     Feb 09, 2016 - introduced in House
     Feb 10, 2016 - to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
     Mar 03, 2016 - posted in committee
     Mar 07, 2016 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 08, 2016 - 2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 9, 2016; floor amendments (1) and (2) filed
     Mar 09, 2016 - floor amendment (3) filed
     Mar 11, 2016 - 3rd reading; floor amendment (3) withdrawn; passed 60-31
     Mar 14, 2016 - received in Senate
     Mar 17, 2016 - floor amendments (1-title) and (2) filed
     Mar 22, 2016 - floor amendment (3) filed
     Mar 23, 2016 - to Appropriations & Revenue (S)