Mississippi Legislature
2004 Regular Session

House Bill 1276

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Background

Title

Description: Setoff Debt Collection Act for state agencies and local governing authorities; create.

Bill Text: [Introduced]

History of Actions:

1 02/20 (H) Referred To Ways and Means
2 03/09 (H) Died In Committee

Background Information:

Effective dateJuly 1, 2004
DispositionDead
DeadlineGeneral Bill/Constitutional Amendment
RevenueNo
Vote type requiredMajority

House Committee:

Principal Author: Chism

Title: AN ACT TO CREATE THE "SETOFF DEBT COLLECTION ACT FOR STATE AGENCIES AND LOCAL GOVERNING AUTHORITIES"; TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE TAX COMMISSION SHALL GIVE NOTICE TO A TAXPAYER WHOSE TAX REFUND IS TO BE SETOFF; TO REQUIRE THE CLAIMANT AGENCY TO PROVIDE A HEARING IF A TAXPAYER CONTESTS THE SETOFF; TO PROVIDE THE PROCEDURE TO SETOFF A TAXPAYER'S DEBT WHEN THE AMOUNT OF THE DEBT IS DETERMINED; TO AUTHORIZE THE STATE TAX COMMISSION TO ADOPT RULES AND REGULATIONS TO CARRY OUT THIS ACT; TO AUTHORIZE THE STATE TAX COMMISSION TO ENTER INTO RECIPROCAL AGREEMENTS WITH OTHER STATES THAT HAVE SUBSTANTIALLY THE SAME LAWS FOR SETOFF OF A TAXPAYER'S REFUND; TO REQUIRE THAT ALL INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM A CLAIMANT AGENCY SHALL BE CONFIDENTIAL AND ONLY USED BY THE CLAIMANT AGENCY; TO PROVIDE THAT CLAIMANT AGENCIES THAT UNLAWFULLY DISCLOSE INFORMATION SHALL BE SUBJECT TO PENALTIES SPECIFIED BY LAW; TO PROVIDE THE PRIORITY IN WHICH MULTIPLE CLAIMS MAY BE PAID; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.


Information pertaining to this measure was last updated on 03/09/04 at 18:00.

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