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House Bill 1225


House Bill 1225

ARCHIVE (2000)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


State and local administration. Provides that before a granting body may provide development assistance the granting body must adopt criteria for awarding the assistance and enter into an agreement with the person that will receive the assistance. Provides that the agreement must include certain employment and wage goals and provisions specifying the obligation to repay the assistance if the goals are not met. Requires the department of state revenue to publish a tax expenditure report. Requires each county auditor to report certain information. Requires the department of commerce to adopt a standardized information form that must be completed by any person applying for development assistance. Provides that a person that receives state funds may not use those funds, either directly or indirectly, to discourage unionization by that person's employees or any other employees. Provides that a person that knowingly authorizes or permits an expenditure of state funds to discourage unionization is liable to the state for civil damages of two times the amount of the expenditure, plus reasonable attorney's fees and costs. Allows a taxpayer to bring an action to recover civil damages on behalf of the state.
Current Status:
 In Committee - first House
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