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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)

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  • 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    5/5/2017 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration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

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  • SB 740, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/6/2017 at 4:02 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

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