IN SB0279 | 2021 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 8-1)
Status: Engrossed on February 9 2021 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2021-03-02 - First reading: referred to Committee on Ways and Means
Pending: House Ways and Means Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Amended) [PDF]


Distribution of revenue for public safety purposes. Provides that, subject to the approval of a county adopting body, a fire protection district or a qualified fire protection territory may apply for distributions of tax revenue. Provides that a township that provides fire protection or emergency medical services (other than a township in Marion County) may apply to a county adopting body for a distribution of tax revenue for public safety purposes. Requires the adopting body to conduct a public hearing to review and approve the application. Specifies the method for determining the amount of the distribution to the qualified township.

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Distribution of revenue for public safety purposes.


Roll Calls

2021-02-08 - Senate - Senate - Third reading (Y: 48 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2021-01-26 - Senate - Senate - Committee Vote (Y: 14 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-03-02HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Ways and Means
2021-02-09SenateReferred to the House
2021-02-08SenateSenators Sandlin and Grooms added as coauthors
2021-02-08SenateCosponsors: Representatives Aylesworth and Olthoff
2021-02-08SenateHouse sponsor: Representative Slager
2021-02-08SenateThird reading: passed; Roll Call 70: yeas 48, nays 0
2021-02-04SenateSenator Randolph added as coauthor
2021-02-04SenateSenator Charbonneau added as third author
2021-02-04SenateSenator Raatz added as second author
2021-02-02SenateSecond reading: ordered engrossed
2021-01-28SenateCommittee report: amend do pass, adopted
2021-01-11SenateFirst reading: referred to Committee on Tax and Fiscal Policy
2021-01-11SenateAuthored by Senator Niemeyer

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