Introduced House Bill (H)

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Capital project and referendum levy referenda. Provides that a referendum on a controlled project may be held only at a general election, if the preliminary determination to issue bonds or enter into a lease for the controlled project is made after June 30, 2015. Provides that a referendum for a referendum tax levy of a school corporation may be held only at a general election, if the resolution to hold the referendum is adopted after June 30, 2015. Allows the public question on a controlled project or a referendum levy to be supplemented with information intended to illustrate the effect Capital project and referendum levy referenda. Provides that a referendum on a controlled project may be held only at a general election, if the preliminary determination to issue bonds or enter into a lease for the controlled project is made after June 30, 2015. Provides that a referendum for a referendum tax levy of a school corporation may be held only at a general election, if the resolution to hold the referendum is adopted after June 30, 2015. Allows the public question on a controlled project or a referendum levy to be supplemented with information intended to illustrate the effect of approving the controlled project or referendum levy on property taxes in the affected political subdivision. Requires that the supplemental information must be based upon data readily available to the political subdivision and the department of local government finance (DLGF). Requires that the supplemental information must be submitted to the DLGF for approval. Requires the DLGF to review proposed referendum levy ballot language for bias and accuracy. ... View more