SB 1232 Authorizes voter petition to dissolve road district in Jasper County
LR Number:4934S.01P Fiscal Note:4934-01
Last Action:05/17/02 - Referred H Transportation Committee Journal page:H2390
Effective Date:August 28, 2002
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SB 1232 This act authorizes the filing of a petition by residents within a road district in Jasper County seeking the dissolution of the road district. If signed by a majority of the residents within the district, the county commission shall have the authority, if dissolution is felt to advance the public good, to dissolve the road. The act provides that notice of the proposed dissolution must be published in a newspaper of general circulation in the county.

If the petition is signed by at least 50 registered voters within the district, then the petition is submitted to the voters for their approval. If approved by a majority of the voters within the district, then the district shall be dissolved.

All assets and equipment of the road district shall revert to the county and any taxes levied for the district shall no longer be assessed.

This act is similar to HB 1720 (2002).