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SB 71/FN/LM (BR 420) - R. Alvarado, D. Thayer, J. Schickel, W. Schroder

     AN ACT relating to taxes and fees imposed by special purpose governmental entities.
    Create a new section of KRS Chapter 65A to require proposed increases in ad valorem taxes and certain fees, and the levy of new ad valorem taxes or fees by special purpose governmental entities to be submitted to the legislative body of the county or city where the special purpose governmental entity is located for review; amend KRS 132.023 to conform; repeal KRS 65A.100; EFFECTIVE January 1, 2017.


SB 71 - AMENDMENTS

     SCS1/FN/LM - Retain original provisions, except establish exceptions to the reporting requirements for fees.
     SFA1( R. Jones II ) - Retain original provisions; amend KRS 65A.020 to require the Commission on Fire Protection Professional Standards and Education to submit on behalf of all certified volunteer fire departments reports submitted to the commission pursuant to KRS 75.430 in lieu of the volunteer fire departments having to comply with budget and audit submission requirements; amend KRS 65A.030 to allow the audit requirements established by KRS 65A.030 to be fulfilled by the submissions required by KRS 75.430; amend KRS 75.430 to require the Commission on Fire Protection Professional Standards and Education to submit information filed with it by certified volunteer fire departments to the Department for Local Government as required by KRS 65A.020.
     SFA2( R. Jones II ) - Make title amendment.
     SFA3( R. Alvarado ) - Retain original provisions; clarify the establishing entity that must review taxes and fees imposed by special purpose governmental entities; clarify that the provisions of Section 1 of the Act should not be interpreted as limiting the authority of any city or county to impose reporting or submission requirements that are more stringent than those established by Section 1 of the Act; provide that fees or charges imposed by municipal utilities are exempt from the approval requirements unless otherwise required by statute or an ordinance; exempt penalties, interest, fees, sanctions or charges, for failure to pay or comply from the approval requirements if imposed in accordance with a published schedule; correct drafting errors.
     SFA4( R. Alvarado ) - Retain original provisions; clarify the establishing entity that must review taxes and fees imposed by special purpose governmental entities; clarify that the provisions of Section 1 of the Act should not be interpreted as limiting the authority of any city or county to impose reporting or submission requirements that are more stringent than those established by Section 1 of the Act; provide that fees or charges imposed by municipal utilities are exempt from the approval requirements unless otherwise required by statute or an ordinance; exempt penalties, interest, fees, sanctions or charges, for failure to pay or comply from the approval requirements if imposed in accordance with a published schedule; correct drafting errors.

     Jan 06, 2016 - introduced in Senate
     Jan 07, 2016 - to State & Local Government (S)
     Jan 27, 2016 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
     Jan 28, 2016 - 2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 01, 2016 - posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 3
     Feb 02, 2016 - floor amendment (1), (3), (4) to cs, (2-title) filed
     Feb 03, 2016 - passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
     Feb 04, 2016 - passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
     Feb 05, 2016 - passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
     Feb 08, 2016 - passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
     Feb 09, 2016 - taken from the Orders of the Day; recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (S)