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2017-2018 Regular Session - HB 587
Jonesboro, City of; provide nonbinding advisory referendum to lower homestead exemption
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to provide for a nonbinding advisory referendum for the purpose of ascertaining whether the electors of the City of Jonesboro desire the governing authority of the City of Jonesboro to seek to lower the homestead exemption from all City of Jonesboro ad valorem taxes for municipal purposes over a period of time to the amount of $10,000.00 of the assessed value of the homestead for residents of that city; to provide for legislative purposes and findings; to provide for procedures and requirements relating thereto; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
May/04/2017 - Effective Date
May/04/2017 - Act 152
May/04/2017 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/04/2017 - House Sent to Governor
Mar/28/2017 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Mar/28/2017 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Mar/22/2017 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/20/2017 - House Passed/Adopted
Mar/20/2017 - House Third Readers
Mar/20/2017 - House Committee Favorably Reported
Mar/16/2017 - House Second Readers
Mar/15/2017 - House First Readers
Mar/14/2017 - House Hopper
Mar/28/2017 - Senate Vote #248Yea(49)Nay(2)NV(4)
Mar/20/2017 - House Vote #282Yea(153)Nay(0)NV(16)
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