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SB 740: Hospital Districts


Hospital Districts; Prohibiting hospital districts from levying property tax without the consent of electors residing within the hospital district; requiring a county to obtain and publish an independent appraisal of certain public hospitals’ assets and a certain independent economic analysis; providing a referendum requirement for a property tax levy contingent upon government-subsidized health care funding; prohibiting a hospital district from establishing certain health care facilities unless a majority of voting electors residing within the hospital district approve it by referendum, subject to certain requirements, etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 5/5/2017 Senate - Died in Health Policy
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Policy (HP)
  2. Community Affairs (CA)
  3. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/6/2017 Senate • Filed
2/16/2017 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Community Affairs; Rules -SJ 92
3/7/2017 Senate • Introduced -SJ 92
5/5/2017 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Health Policy