HB 282

Sponsor
Session
Regular Session 2018
Title
Muscle Shoals, ad valorem tax, city council authorized to increase
Description

Relating to the City of Muscle Shoals in Colbert County; to authorize the governing body of the city, pursuant to Amendment No. 373 to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, now appearing as Section 217 of the Official Recompilation of the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended, to increase the rate at which there is levied and collected by the city, on all taxable property situated within the city, the special ad valorem tax authorized in Amendment No. 56 to the Constitution, to a maximum rate, for any tax year of the city, which is equal to one dollar twenty-five cents ($1.25) on each one hundred dollars (12.5 mills on each dollar) of assessed value.

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Relating to the City of Muscle Shoals in Colbert County; to authorize the governing body of the city, pursuant to Amendment No. 373 to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, now appearing as Section 217 of the Official Recompilation of the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended, to increase the rate at which there is levied and collected by the city, on all taxable property situated within the city, the special ad valorem tax authorized in Amendment No. 56 to the Constitution, to a maximum rate, for any tax year of the city, which is equal to one dollar twenty-five cents ($1.25) on each one hundred dollars (12.5 mills on each dollar) of assessed value.

Section 1

For the purposes of this act, the following words and phrases shall have the following meanings: (1) AMENDMENT NO. 56. That amendment to the Constitution that was proposed by Act No. 383, H. 458, 1945 Regular Session, now appearing as Section 216.04 of the Official Recompilation of the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended. (2) AMENDMENT NO. 373. That amendment to the Constitution that was proposed by Act No. 6, H. 170, 1978 Second Special Session, now appearing as Section 217 of the Official Recompilation of the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended. (3) SPECIAL TAX. The special ad valorem tax for public school purposes authorized in Amendment No. 56 to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, and pursuant to elections held in the City of Muscle Shoals on December 9, 1957, April 7, 1987, and April 28, 2015, and levied and collected on taxable property in the city at the rate of 7.5 mills on each dollar of assessed value.

Section 2

The City of Muscle Shoals presently levies and collects a special tax at a rate of seventy-five cents ($.75) on each one hundred dollars (7.5 mills on each dollar) of assessed value. Pursuant to a resolution adopted by the City Council of the City of Muscle Shoals in accordance with Amendment No. 373, the City of Muscle Shoals proposes to increase by 5 mills the rate at which it may levy and collect the special tax to a maximum rate, for any tax year, which is equal to one dollar twenty-five cents ($1.25) on each one hundred dollars (12.5 mills on each dollar) of assessed value.

Section 3

Pursuant to subsection (f) of Amendment No. 373, the City Council of the City of Muscle Shoals may increase the rate at which the City of Muscle Shoals levies and collects the special tax to a maximum rate for any tax year which is equal to one dollar twenty-five cents ($1.25) on each one hundred dollars of assessed value.

Section 4

The increase in the rate at which the special tax may be levied and collected pursuant to this act is subject to the approval of a majority of the qualified electors residing in the City of Muscle Shoals who vote on the proposed increase at a special election called and held for that purpose pursuant to subsection (f) of Amendment No. 373.

Section 5

This act shall become effective immediately following its passage and approval by the Governor, or its otherwise becoming a law.

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Action Date Chamber Action
March 8, 2018HDelivered to Governor at 1:41 p.m. on March 8, 2018.
March 8, 2018HAssigned Act No. 2018-241.
March 8, 2018HClerk of the House Certification
March 8, 2018SSignature Requested
March 8, 2018HEnrolled
March 8, 2018HPassed Second House
March 8, 2018SMotion to Read a Third Time and Pass adopted Roll Call 684
March 8, 2018SThird Reading Passed
March 6, 2018SRead for the second time and placed on the calendar
February 6, 2018SRead for the first time and referred to the Senate committee on Local Legislation
February 6, 2018HMotion to Read a Third Time and Pass adopted Roll Call 186
February 6, 2018HThird Reading Passed
February 1, 2018HRead for the second time and placed on the calendar
January 23, 2018HRead for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Local Legislation
2018-03-06
Chamber: House
Result: Passed
2018-03-06
Chamber: House
Result: Passed
2018-03-06
Chamber: House
Result: Passed
2018-03-08
Chamber: Senate
Result: Passed
2018-02-06
Chamber: House
Result: Failed