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2014 House Bill 5495: Authorize imposing extra property tax on vacant commercial or industrial property
  1. Introduced by Rep. Andy Schor (D) on April 30, 2014, to permit local governments to impose an additional property tax millage on particular parcels of vacant commercial or industrial property at a rate sufficient to “reflect the costs of maintaining the vacant property through years of vacancy.” A vote of the people would be required. The complete proposal is contained in this bill and House Bill 5496.
    • Referred to the House Tax Policy Committee on April 30, 2014.

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