Senate Bill (S)

Authored by

DIGEST

Solid waste management districts. Authorizes the legislative body of a county to do one, but not both, of the following: (1) Adopt an ordinance specifying that a district may not levy within the county a property tax that is first due and payable in 2017 or in 2018. (2) Adopt an ordinance specifying that a district may not levy within the county a property tax that is first due and payable in 2018. Provides that no solid waste management districts may levy a property tax that is first due and payable after 2018, other than a property tax for pre-existing Solid waste management districts. Authorizes the legislative body of a county to do one, but not both, of the following: (1) Adopt an ordinance specifying that a district may not levy within the county a property tax that is first due and payable in 2017 or in 2018. (2) Adopt an ordinance specifying that a district may not levy within the county a property tax that is first due and payable in 2018. Provides that no solid waste management districts may levy a property tax that is first due and payable after 2018, other than a property tax for pre-existing debt. Specifies that the county fiscal body may at its discretion adopt an ordinance to provide funding to the solid waste management district. Provides that after the date on which a district may no longer impose property taxes, the county may impose solid waste management fees on persons generating solid waste in the county. Provides that such fees may be imposed only: (1) as a flat charge for each residence that generates solid waste and each building that generates solid waste; or (2) as a user fee on a uniform basis on all residents and property owners that use solid waste collection services within the county. Provides that after the date on which a district may no longer impose property taxes, the district may not impose a fee or charge that is a flat charge for each residence or building in use in the county or that is otherwise imposed on a uniform basis on all residents or property owners. Provides that after March 31, 2016, a district may not issue waste management district bonds. Specifies that the authority of a district to issue waste management district bonds is transferred to the county or counties that are members of the district. ... View more