Mississippi Legislature

2000 Regular Session

House Bill 1676

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Bill Text

History of Actions

Background

Title

Description: City of Petal; authorize referendum on local sales tax.

Bill Text: [Introduced]

History of Actions:

103/22/00(H)Referred To Local and Private Legislation;Ways and Means
205/04/00(H)Died In Committee

Background Information:

Effective dateV/R App. Req
DispositionDead
DeadlineNone
RevenueNo
3/5ths vote requiredYes

House Committees:

Principal Author: Lott

Title: AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE GOVERNING AUTHORITIES OF THE CITY OF PETAL, MISSISSIPPI, TO IMPOSE A SPECIAL SALES TAX OF NOT MORE THAN 1% ON THE GROSS PROCEEDS OF ALL SALES OR THE GROSS INCOME OF BUSINESSES IN THE MUNICIPALITY DERIVED FROM ACTIVITIES TAXED AT THE RATE OF 7% OR MORE UNDER THE MISSISSIPPI SALES TAX LAW; TO PROVIDE THAT THE SPECIAL SALES TAX SHALL NOT BE LEVIED UNLESS AUTHORIZED BY AT LEAST THREE-FIFTHS OF THE VOTES CAST AT AN ELECTION CALLED AND HELD FOR SUCH PURPOSE; TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY OF PETAL, MISSISSIPPI, TO INCUR AN INDEBTEDNESS IN AN AMOUNT NOT GREATER THAN AN AMOUNT WHOSE DEBT SERVICE IS CAPABLE OF BEING FUNDED BY THE PROCEEDS OF THE SPECIAL SALES TAX; TO PROVIDE THAT THE SPECIAL SALES TAX REVENUE COLLECTED PURSUANT TO SUCH A TAX SHALL BE USED AND EXPENDED BY THE MUNICIPALITY ONLY TO FUND THE CONSTRUCTION OF CERTAIN TRANSPORTATION, RECREATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS AND/OR OTHER CAPITAL PROJECTS; TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISCONTINUANCE OF THE SPECIAL SALES TAX UPON COMPLETION OF THE FUNDING OF THE CONSTRUCTION FOR WHICH THE TAX WAS LEVIED; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.


Information pertaining to this measure was last updated on 05/04/00 at 11:42.



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