HB 78

Sponsor
Session
Regular Session 2018
Title
Coosa Co., Forever Wild Land, payment from Ala. Trust Fund for lost ad valorem tax revenue, const. amend.
Description

This bill would propose a local constitutional amendment relating to Coosa County; to provide for additional payments from the Alabama Trust Fund to the Forever Wild Land Trust to reimburse Coosa County for lost ad valorem tax payments as a result of the acquisition of property by the Forever Wild Land Trust

To propose an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, relating to Coosa County; to provide for additional payments from the Alabama Trust Fund to the Forever Wild Land Trust to reimburse Coosa County for lost ad valorem tax payments as a result of the acquisition of property by the Forever Wild Land Trust.

Subjects
Constitutional Amendments
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This bill would propose a local constitutional amendment relating to Coosa County; to provide for additional payments from the Alabama Trust Fund to the Forever Wild Land Trust to reimburse Coosa County for lost ad valorem tax payments as a result of the acquisition of property by the Forever Wild Land Trust

To propose an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, relating to Coosa County; to provide for additional payments from the Alabama Trust Fund to the Forever Wild Land Trust to reimburse Coosa County for lost ad valorem tax payments as a result of the acquisition of property by the Forever Wild Land Trust.

Section 1

The following amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, is proposed and shall become valid as a part of the Constitution when all requirements of this act are fulfilled: PROPOSED AMENDMENT Effective for the ad valorem tax year commencing after the ratification of this amendment, in addition to any money paid to the Forever Wild Land Trust pursuant to Amendment 860 of the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, the additional amount of money as may be necessary shall be paid to the Forever Wild Land Trust from the Alabama Trust Fund to be used exclusively to reimburse and compensate Coosa County for lost ad valorem tax revenue as a result of property that was previously subject to county ad valorem taxes prior to being acquired or having been acquired by the Forever Wild Land Trust. The amount of reimbursement paid to Coosa County each tax year by the Forever Wild Land Trust shall be based on the ad valorem taxes paid on the property prior to acquisition. The payments shall be a first priority for payment by the Forever Wild Land Trust provided no obligation of a contract on the effective date of the ratification of this amendment is impaired. This amendment shall be self-executing.

Section 2

An election upon the proposed amendment shall be held in accordance with Section 284 and Section 284.01 of the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, now appearing as Section 284 and Section 284.01 of the Official Recompilation of the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended, and the election laws of this state.

Section 3

The appropriate election official shall assign a ballot number for the proposed constitutional amendment on the election ballot and shall set forth the following description of the substance or subject matter of the proposed constitutional amendment:

Relating to Coosa County, proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to provide for additional payments from the Alabama Trust Fund to the Forever Wild Land Trust to reimburse Coosa County for lost ad valorem tax payments as a result of the acquisition of property by the Forever Wild Land Trust.

Proposed by Act _________" This description shall be followed by the following language:

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Action Date Chamber Action
January 30, 2018SMotion to Read a Third Time and Pass lost Roll Call 186
January 30, 2018SChambliss motion to Adopt adopted Roll Call 185
January 30, 2018SChambliss first Substitute Offered
January 30, 2018SLost in second house
January 25, 2018SMarsh motion to Carry Over to the Call of the Chair adopted Voice Vote
January 25, 2018SThird Reading Carried Over to Call of the Chair
January 23, 2018SRead for the second time and placed on the calendar
January 16, 2018SRead for the first time and referred to the Senate committee on Local Legislation
January 16, 2018HJohnson (R) Local Application adopted Roll Call 9
January 16, 2018HMotion to Read a Third Time and Pass adopted Roll Call 8
January 16, 2018HThird Reading Passed
January 11, 2018HRead for the second time and placed on the calendar
January 9, 2018HRead for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Local Legislation
2018-01-30
Chamber: Senate
Result: Failed
2018-01-30
Chamber: Senate
Result: Passed
2018-01-16
Chamber: House
Result: Passed
2018-01-16
Chamber: House
Result: Passed