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SB 842: County Funding for Affordable Housing


County Funding for Affordable Housing; Authorizing the governing authority of each specified county to levy a discretionary surtax on documents for the purpose of establishing and financing an Affordable Housing Trust Fund; specifying a limit on the surtax; specifying procedures and requirements for approval of the surtax by referendum; requiring the county, if levying the surtax, to enact an ordinance creating the trust fund and a housing assistance program, etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Community Affairs
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Community Affairs (CA)
  2. Finance and Tax (FT)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/7/2019 Senate • Filed
2/15/2019 Senate • Referred to Community Affairs; Finance and Tax; Appropriations -SJ 95
3/5/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 94
5/3/2019 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Community Affairs