KY HB477 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on February 20 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-02-21 - to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
Pending: House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Create a new section in KRS Chapter 173 to allow a local government to levy a special ad valorem tax for the purpose of supporting a public library; establish requirements for levying the tax; establish tax rate cap of fifty cents for each one hundred dollars of assessed valuation; establish requirements for the revenues collected from the tax; establish reporting requirements for the governing board of the public library; require the repeal of one entity's tax levy when a local government entity and taxing district entity both levy an ad valorem tax for the purpose of supporting the same public library; require a written agreement between the governing board of the public library and legislative bodies of the local governments before repealing the tax levy; APPROPRIATION.

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AN ACT relating to funding public libraries and making an appropriation therefor.



2019-02-21Houseto Appropriations & Revenue (H)
2019-02-20Houseintroduced in House


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