CCS/HCS/SCS/SB 896 - This act modifies provision relating to county governance.
FINES FOR VIOLATIONS OF COUNTY ORDINANCES (49.272)
This act adds Buchanan County to the list of counties authorized to impose a civil fine of up to one thousand dollars for each violation of any county rule, regulation, or ordinance. This provision is identical to HB 1348 (2014), to provisions in HCS/HB 2112 (2014), and to provisions in HCS/SB 615 (2014).
RECREATION AND COMMUNITY CENTER DISTRICT (67.585)
This act authorizes the creation of a Recreation and Community Center District in an area encompassed by Liberty School District. Such district may impose a sales tax of up to one-half percent on sales in the district. The sales tax must be approved by a majority of the inhabitants of the district voting on the question. Revenues derived from the sales tax may only be used for construction and maintenance of a community center and for other recreation and wellness purposes. The sales tax may not be repealed until after any bonds secured by the tax have been retired. The sales tax may only be repealed if a majority of the inhabitants of the district voting on the question vote for repeal.
This provision is similar to HB 2192 (2014). This provisions is similar to a provision in CCS/HCS/SB 584 (2014), HSC/SB 631 (2014), CCS#2/HCS/SB 693 (2014), HCS/SCS/SB 824 (2014), and HCS/SCS/SB 854 (2014).
NEW MADRID COUNTY TRANSPORTATION SALES TAX (67.587)
This amendment authorizes New Madrid County to impose a sales tax of up to 1/2% to fund transportation infrastructure improvements. The tax must be approved by a vote of the county residents before it may take effect. The county must submit the question of repeal of the tax to the voters at least every four years.
PERRY COUNTY TRANSIENT GUEST TAX (67.1367)
This act authorizes Perry County to impose a transient guest tax of up to 6% per room per night. The tax must be approved by the voters of the county before becoming effective. Proceeds from the tax may only be used for the promotion of tourism.
This provision is identical to HB 1909 (2014), a provision in HCS/HB 2112 (2014), and a provision in CCS#2/HCS/SB 693 (2014).
UNREVISED SESSION LAWS RELATING TO RANDOLPH COUNTY
This act repeals various provisions relating to Randolph County in the session laws of 1885. The session laws being repealed are: Sections 1 to 21 on pages 116 to 120, Sections 1 to 11 on pages 131 to 133, and Sections 1 to 10 on pages 134 to 135.