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SJ 278 Study; local government fiscal stress; report.

Introduced by: Emmett W. Hanger, Jr. | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED:

Study; local government fiscal stress; report. Establishes a 15-member joint subcommittee to study local government fiscal stress. The two-year joint subcommittee shall review (i) the taxing authorities of local governments, including the disparity between city and county tax authority; (ii) local responsibilities for service delivery of state-mandated or high priority programs, (iii) causes of fiscal stress among local governments, (iv) the current state tax system, including the future of the car tax; and (v) potential financial incentives and other governmental reforms to encourage increased regional cooperation and consolidation of services.


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