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Summary Edit

Amend KRS 153.450 to allow an urban-county government to levy a transient room tax of up to an extra two-and-a-half percent for a total of up to four-and-a-half percent and to specify the purposes for which the revenue may be expended.

Sponsors Edit

Palumbo , Ruth Ann  Brown Jr. , George  Flood , Kelly  Overly , Sannie  Westrom , Susan 

Amendments Edit

  1. HFA1 (Bechler, Lynn) - Amend KRS 153.450 to allow an urban-county government to levy a transient room tax of up to two-and-a-half percent to be used for the renovation, expansion, or improvement of a convention center; require repayment of any amounts provided by the Commonwealth for the project; limit use of the funds to payment for the project and repayment to the Commonwealth; and sunset the tax after the payment for the project and repayment to the Commonwealth are complete.
  2. HFA2 (Bechler, Lynn) - Amend KRS 153.450 to allow an urban-county government to levy a transient room tax of up to an extra two-and-a-half percent for a total of up to four-and-a-half percent and to allow the revenues from the new levy to be used only for the direct expenditure for, or repayment of, debt associated with a project undertaken on or after the effective date of the Act; sunset the tax upon completion of the project and repayment of all associated debt.
  3. HFA3 (Miller, Jerry T.) - Amend KRS 153.450 to allow an urban-county government to levy a transient room tax of up to two-and-a-half percent to be used for the renovation, expansion, or improvement of a convention center; require repayment of any amounts provided by the Commonwealth for the project; require payment for the project and repayment to the Commonwealth before any amounts can be used for operation of the convention center; declare an EMERGENCY.
  4. HFA4 (Miller, Jerry T.) - Make title amendment.

History Edit

Monday, March 7, 2016 - to Appropriations & Revenue (S)

Friday, March 4, 2016 - received in Senate

Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 3rd reading, passed 77-13 with floor amendment (2)

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - floor amendment (1) and (2) and (3) and (4-title) filed

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 3, 2016

Friday, February 26, 2016 - 2nd reading, to Rules

Thursday, February 25, 2016 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - posted in committee

Monday, February 22, 2016 - to Economic Development (H)

Friday, February 19, 2016 - introduced in House

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