2008 House Bill 5840

Authorize county property tax levies for roads without popular vote

Introduced in the House

Feb. 28, 2008

Introduced by Rep. Philip LaJoy (R-21)

To authorize the imposition by counties of “ad valorem” special assessments for road projects. These kinds of assessments essentially allow a unit of government raise property taxes without the approval of voters as required under the state Constitution.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation