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House Bill 1636


House Bill 1636

ARCHIVE (2007)

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Courthouse and public building renovation grants. Establishes a courthouse and public building preservation and maintenance program for the purpose of providing grants to counties for the maintenance and preservation of courthouses and other public buildings. Requires the natural resources commission to establish criteria for awarding the grants and implementing the program. Establishes the courthouse and public building preservation and maintenance grant fund. Establishes the archeology preservation trust fund to assist private homeowners who accidentally discover an artifact, a burial object, or human remains and need assistance to comply with an approved archeological or development plan. Adds a $1 fee to the fee or charge for: (1) a birth, death, or stillbirth record, if a fee for the records is charged by the local department of health; (2) a marriage license; (3) the filing of a petition for legal separation, paternity, or dissolution of marriage; (4) the recording of a deed; and (5) the recording of a mortgage; and requires $100,000 of the fees collected to be deposited in the archeology preservation trust fund the fiscal years ending June 30, 2008, and June 30, 2009. For all other years, requires 1% of the fees collected to be deposited in the archeology preservation trust fund and 99% of the fees collected to be deposited in the courthouse and public building preservation and maintenance grant fund.
Current Status:
 In Committee - first House
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