HB 1149: Local Government Fiscal Transparency
GENERAL BILL by DiCeglie ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Buchanan ; Fernandez-Barquin
Local Government Fiscal Transparency; Revises Legislative Auditing Committee duties; specifies purpose of local government fiscal transparency requirements; requires local governments to post voting record information on websites; requires property appraisers & local governments to post property tax information & history on websites; requires public notices for public hearings & meetings before new tax increases; requires local governments to conduct debt affordability analyses; provides method for local governments to post certain required information.
Last Action: 3/14/2020 Senate - Died in Community Affairs
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee; Ways and Means Committee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 101
• Introduced -HJ 101
• On Committee agenda-- Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee, 01/21/20, 9:00 am, 12 HOB
• Favorable by Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 3 -HJ 412
• Now in Ways and Means Committee -HJ 412
• On Committee agenda-- Ways and Means Committee, 01/27/20, 3:30 pm, Morris Hall
• Favorable by Ways and Means Committee; YEAS 11 NAYS 4 -HJ 448
• Now in State Affairs Committee -HJ 448
• On Committee agenda-- State Affairs Committee, 02/13/20, 8:00 am, Morris Hall
• Favorable by- State Affairs Committee; YEAS 15 NAYS 6 -HJ 569
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 569
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/26/20
• Read 2nd time -HJ 652
• Read 3rd time -HJ 652
• Passed; YEAS 77 NAYS 36 -HJ 652
• In Messages
• Referred to Community Affairs; Commerce and Tourism; Appropriations -SJ 474
• Received -SJ 474
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Community Affairs
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