SB 0014 Authorizes a sales tax to fund jail districts
LR Number:0369S.03P Fiscal Note:0369-03
Committee:Local Government and Economic Development
Last Action:04/24/01 - HCS Voted Do Pass H Local Government & Related Journal page:
Matters Committee
Title:SS SB 14
Effective Date:August 28, 2001
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Current Bill Summary

SS/SB 14 - Regional jail district commissioners of a district located in Caldwell County, DeKalb County or Daviess County are authorized 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 jail services, jail facilities, court facilities and equipment. 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.

This act is similar to SB 789 (2000) and HB 642 (2001).