SB 949 Modifies provisions of law relating to rural empowerment zones
Sponsor: Scott
LR Number: 4302S.01I Fiscal Note: 4302-01
Committee: Economic Development, Tourism & Local Government
Last Action: 2/6/2008 - Voted Do Pass S Economic Development, Tourism & Local Government Committee Journal Page:
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Effective Date: August 28, 2008

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SB 949 - Under current law, no more than two rural empowerment zones may exist at any time and they may only be located in Hickory County. This act allows such zones to exist in any county with sixteen thousand residents or less, and prohibits the existence of more than two rural empowerment zones in any such county.

This act is identical to House Bill 1371 (2008).

Jason Zamkus