KY HB49 | 2019 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Passed on March 25 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-03-25 - signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 083)
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


Amend KRS 132.017, relating to property taxes levied by local government entities, to extend the deadline to file a petition to 75 days; allow petition papers to be substantially uniform in size and style; allow the names of voters from more than one voting precinct to be on the same sheet of the petition paper; allow electronic signatures to be counted when the signatures comply with the Uniform Electronic Transactions Act; lower the number of signatures needed for the petition to 5%; require the local governmental entity or school to levy a tax rate that is equal to the compensating tax rate when an election on the tax rate levy is canceled or the vote fails to pass the election; amend KRS 132.018 to conform.

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AN ACT relating to the levy of property taxes.


Roll Calls

2019-03-13 - House - House: Third Reading RCS# 317 (Y: 72 N: 22 NV: 0 Abs: 6) [PASS]
2019-03-12 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading W/sfa 1 RSN# 942 (Y: 29 N: 8 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-02-26 - House - House: Third Reading RCS# 140 (Y: 69 N: 28 NV: 0 Abs: 3) [PASS]


2019-03-25Housesigned by Governor (KY Acts ch. 083)
2019-03-14Housedelivered to Governor
2019-03-14Houseenrolled, signed by President of the Senate
2019-03-13Houseenrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
2019-03-13Housepassed 72-22
2019-03-13HouseHouse concurred in Senate floor amendment (1)
2019-03-13Houseposted for passage for concurrence in Senate floor amendment (1)
2019-03-13Housetaken from Rules
2019-03-12Houseto Rules (H)
2019-03-12Housereceived in House
2019-03-12Senatepassed 29-8 with floor amendment (1)
2019-03-12Senatefloor amendment (2) withdrawn
2019-03-12Senate3rd reading
2019-03-07Senatefloor amendment (1) and (2) filed
2019-03-07Senatepassed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
2019-03-07Senateposted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 7, 2019
2019-03-06Senatereported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules
2019-03-05Senatereturned to State & Local Government (S)
2019-03-05Senate1st reading
2019-03-05Senatetaken from State & Local Government (S)
2019-03-01Senateto State & Local Government (S)
2019-02-27Senatereceived in Senate
2019-02-26House3rd reading, passed 69-28 with Committee Substitute (1) and floor amendment (1)
2019-02-25Housefloor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
2019-02-22Houseposted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, February 25, 2019
2019-02-21House2nd reading, to Rules
2019-02-20Housereported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
2019-02-05Houseposted in committee
2019-01-10Houseto Local Government (H)
2019-01-08Houseintroduced in House
2018-12-14HousePrefiled by the sponsor(s).


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