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2019 House Bill 5229: Exempt local tax “partnership” property tax from Headlee tax limitation
Introduced by Rep. Jason Sheppard (R) on November 7, 2019
To exempt from Headlee amendment limits on local property taxes levied by certain “municipal partnerships” authorized under a 2011 law that granted them the power to impose local property tax increases of up to 5 mills, subject to voter approval. Under the bill the tax levied by the “partnership” would (theoretically) not count toward the state constitution’s Headlee amendment property tax limits that apply to the member governments.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Transportation Committee on November 7, 2019
Reported in the House on December 4, 2019
Refer to the Committee on Ways and Means with the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted.
Referred to the House Ways and Means Committee on December 4, 2019
Reported in the House on December 10, 2019
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-4) be adopted and that the bill then pass.

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