SB 0789 Authorizes a sales tax to fund Jail Districts
LR Number:2523S.01P Fiscal Note:2523-01
Committee:Local Government and Economic Development
Last Action:04/04/00 - Hearing Conducted H Correctional & State Institutions Journal page:
Effective Date:August 28, 2000
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Current Bill Summary

SB 789 - This act authorizes jail district commissioners to place a sales tax on retail sales in the district of 1/8th, 1/4th, 3/8ths, or 1/2 of one percent on the ballot which will provide funding for courts and regional jail facilities. The tax requires approval of a majority of voters in the district.

Current law allows counties to form regional jail districts by action of the county commissioners of member counties.