An ACCA Bill is poised for final passage Tuesday afternoon! The House is scheduled to take up Paul Sanford’s SB 236, which would ensure that subdivision regulations are enforced where a city’s planning jurisdiction stretches outside city limits. (Get the FACT SHEET) Ask House members to SUPPORT SB 236 and to please STAY IN SESSION long enough to get to this important bill.
The ACCA bill to boost enforcement of the severance tax on sand, gravel and limestone (HB 364 Elwyn Thomas) (Get the FACT SHEET) is scheduled for consideration in a Senate committee at 9 a.m. Tuesday morning. Encourage members of the Senate Commerce, Transportation and Utilities Committee to SUPPORT this bill that is backed by ACCA, the quarry industry and the Department of Revenue. Committee: Allen, chairperson; Reed, vice chairperson; Holtzclaw, McGill, Ross, Scofield, Smith.
The Senate version of legislation to help with Jefferson County’s bankruptcy (SB 567 Jabo Waggoner) is also scheduled for consideration in the Senate Commerce, Transportation and Utilities Committee on Tuesday morning. ACCA has provided assistance and support on this initiative, and with only a few days remaining in this year’s session, the passage of this bill will require the support of county officials from throughout the state.
Greg Wren’s HB 267 would automatically expand the list of items eligible for the back-to-school tax holiday to include energy efficient applicances – without giving counties the choice to opt in or out of the expansion. The bill is on a House committee’s agenda for Wednesday morning. Make sure committee members understand that this would further deplete county revenues without any input from local government, and ask them to OPPOSE HB 267. House Ways and Means Education: Love, chair; McClurkin, vice chair; Buskey, ranking minority member; Collins, Ford, Ison, Mask, McMillan, Oden, Poole, Rogers, Scott, Todd, Tuggle, Phil Williams.