Mississippi Legislature
2001 Regular Session

House Bill 435

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Background

Title

Description: Municipalities; create drainage districts.

Bill Text: [Introduced]

History of Actions:

1 01/03 (H) Referred To Municipalities;Ways and Means
2 01/30 (H) Died In Committee

Background Information:

Effective date
DispositionDead
DeadlineGeneral Bill/Constitutional Amendment
RevenueNo
Vote type requiredThree/Fifths

House Committees:

Principal Author: Wallace

Title: AN ACT TO CREATE THE "MISSISSIPPI STORM WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT ACT"; TO STATE THE FINDINGS OF THE LEGISLATURE; TO DEFINE CERTAIN TERMS; TO PROVIDE FOR THE CREATION OF A STORM WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT BY A SINGLE COUNTY OR MUNICIPALITY OR ANY COMBINATION OF COUNTIES AND/OR MUNICIPALITIES; TO PROVIDE FOR ADOPTION OF A RESOLUTION CREATING A DISTRICT; TO REQUIRE PUBLICATION OF THAT RESOLUTION; TO AUTHORIZE A REFERENDUM ON THE CREATION OF THE DISTRICT UPON FILING OF A PROTEST; TO AUTHORIZE THE PAYMENT OF COSTS FOR THE CREATION OF A DISTRICT; TO PROVIDE FOR AN APPEAL OF A RESOLUTION OR ORDINANCE CREATING A DISTRICT; TO AUTHORIZE THE INCORPORATION OF A DISTRICT; TO PROVIDE FOR PUBLICATION OF THE INCORPORATION AGREEMENT; TO AUTHORIZE AMENDMENTS OF THE INCORPORATION AGREEMENT AND THE WITHDRAWAL OF A MEMBER OF THE DISTRICT; TO PROVIDE FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF A BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF THE DISTRICT AND FOR THEIR TERMS OF OFFICE AND COMPENSATION; TO AUTHORIZE THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS TO EXERCISE CERTAIN POWERS AND DUTIES; TO ALLOW PUBLIC AGENCIES TO CONTRACT WITH THE DISTRICT FOR FACILITIES AND SERVICES; TO AUTHORIZE THE DISTRICT TO ISSUE SPECIAL IMPROVEMENT BONDS AND REVENUE BONDS FOR PROJECTS; TO ALLOW TEMPORARY BORROWING IN ANTICIPATION OF BOND PROCEEDS; TO AUTHORIZE THE GOVERNING BODY OF A COUNTY AND/OR A MUNICIPALITY TO EXERCISE THE POWER OF EMINENT DOMAIN UPON REQUEST OF THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS; TO AUTHORIZE THE GOVERNING BODY OF A COUNTY AND/OR A MUNICIPALITY TO LEVY AN AD VALOREM TAX NOT TO EXCEED FOUR MILLS ON TAXABLE REAL PROPERTY IN THE DISTRICT AND TO MAKE SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS ON REAL PROPERTY IN THE DISTRICT; TO PROVIDE FOR THE CALCULATION OF SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS; TO REQUIRE THE IMPOSITION OF CERTAIN RATES, FEES, TOLLS OR CHARGES TO SUPPORT ANY REVENUE BONDS ISSUED; TO AUTHORIZE THE CREATION OF A BILLING AND COLLECTION SYSTEM FOR STORM WATER FEES; TO AUTHORIZE THE BILLING AND COLLECTION OF STORM WATER FEES ON CERTAIN UTILITY BILLS; TO REQUIRE THAT A CERTAIN PORTION OF THE PAYMENT ON UTILITY BILLS BE DISTRIBUTED AS STORM WATER FEE PAYMENTS; TO REQUIRE DISTRICTS TO FILE CERTAIN FINANCIAL REPORTS; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.


Information pertaining to this measure was last updated on 01/30/01 at 18:18.

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