CS/HB 7065: Local Government Fiscal Transparency
GENERAL BILL by Government Accountability Committee ; Ways and Means Committee ; Burton ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Metz
Local Government Fiscal Transparency; Revises Legislative Auditing Committee duties; specifies purpose of local government fiscal transparency requirements; requires local governments to post certain voting record information on websites; requires property appraisers & local governments to post certain property tax information & history on websites; requires public notices for public hearings & meetings prior to certain increases of local government tax levies; specifies noticing & advertising requirements; requires local governments to conduct debt affordability analyses under specified conditions; provides method for local governments that do not operate website to post certain required information.
Last Action: 5/5/2017 Senate - Died in Ethics and Elections
Bill Text: PDF
• Introduced -HJ 331
• Referred to Government Accountability Committee -HJ 395
• PCS on Committee agenda-- Government Accountability Committee, 04/19/17, 8:00 am, Morris Hall
• CS by- Government Accountability Committee; YEAS 16 NAYS 8 -HJ 787
• Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 784
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/25/17
• CS by Government Accountability Committee read 1st time -HJ 783
• Read 2nd time -HJ 827
• Amendment(s) adopted (115257) -HJ 828
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Read 3rd time -HJ 868
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 98 NAYS 15 -HJ 868
• In Messages
• Referred to Ethics and Elections; Rules -SJ 612
• Received -SJ 612
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Ethics and Elections
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