HB 766 - Fulton County and Atlanta, City of; payment date for taxes

Georgia House of Representatives - 1995/1996 Sessions

HB 766 - Fulton County and Atlanta, City of; payment date for taxes

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House Comm: LLeg / Senate Comm: / House Vote: Yeas Nays Senate Vote: Yeas Nays ---------------------------------------- House Action Senate ---------------------------------------- 2/16/95 Read 1st Time 2/17/95 Read 2nd Time ---------------------------------------- Code Sections amended:
HB 766 LC 10 1104 A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT 1- 1 To amend an Act requiring the tax commissioner of Fulton 1- 2 County to receive tax returns for the City of Atlanta and 1- 3 setting the date for payment of taxes, approved February 21, 1- 4 1951 (Ga. L. 1951, p. 3087), as amended, particularly by an 1- 5 Act approved February 8, 1955 (Ga. L. 1955, p. 2088), so as 1- 6 to change the payment date for taxes due to the City of 1- 7 Atlanta, the State of Georgia, and Fulton County; to provide 1- 8 that under certain circumstances such payment date for taxes 1- 9 may be changed; to provide an effective date; to repeal 1-10 conflicting laws; and for other purposes. 1-11 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF GEORGIA: SECTION 1. 1-12 An Act requiring the tax commissioner of Fulton County to 1-13 receive tax returns for the City of Atlanta and setting the 1-14 date for payment of taxes, approved February 21, 1951 (Ga. 1-15 L. 1951, p. 3087), as amended, particularly by an Act 1-16 approved February 8, 1955 (Ga. L. 1955, p. 2088), is amended 1-17 by striking Section 6 in its entirety and inserting in lieu 1-18 thereof a new Section 6 to read as follows: "SECTION 6. 1-19 (a) All taxes due to the State of Georgia on taxable 1-20 property in Fulton County and all taxes due to Fulton 1-21 County and to the City of Atlanta may be paid as follows: 1-22 the taxes due to the City of Atlanta shall be paid between 1-23 July 1 and September 15; taxes due to the State of Georgia 1-24 and Fulton County shall be payable between July 1 and 1-25 September 15. Any of said taxes not paid in full by the 1-26 last day specified shall, notwithstanding any existing 1-27 law, be in default and shall bear the interest and 1-28 penalties now or thereafter provided by law for taxes 1-29 which are delinquent or in default, and executions shall 1-30 be issued therefor. 1-31 (b) Upon agreement among the Board of Commissioners of 1-32 Fulton County, the governing authority of the City of -1- (Index) LC 10 1104 2- 1 Atlanta, the Fulton County Board of Education, and the 2- 2 Atlanta Board of Education, the time during which taxes 2- 3 are to be paid may be changed from the dates specified in Fulton County and Atlanta, City of; payment date for taxes later 2- 5 than October 15." SECTION 2. 2- 6 This Act shall become effective upon its approval by the 2- 7 Governor or upon its becoming law without such approval. SECTION 3. 2- 8 All laws and parts of laws in conflict with this Act are 2- 9 repealed. -2- (Index)

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