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2017-2018 Regular Session - SB 251
Mass Transportation; levy of a retail sales and use tax by DeKalb County; public transportation of passengers for hire through Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 9 of Title 32 of the O.C.G.A., relating to mass transportation, so as to provide for the levy of a retail sales and use tax by DeKalb County for the purpose of providing public transportation of passengers for hire through the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority; to provide for a referendum; to provide for a limitation on the collection of a tax for transportation purposes in certain instances; to amend Code Section 48-8-6 of the O.C.G.A., relating to prohibition of political subdivisions from imposing various taxes and ceiling on local sales and use taxes, so as to provide for an exception to the 2 percent limitation on local sales and use taxes; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Feb/24/2017 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/23/2017 - Senate Hopper
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