DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
County auditors and assessors. Provides for the removal from office of a county or township assessor or a county auditor if the county's property tax statements have been sent late at least two times during the previous two years or if the official has used sales chasing in the assessment of property. Requires the county executive and the county fiscal body to adopt substantially the same resolution by not less than a two-thirds vote of the members of the body. Provides that if an assessor or a county auditor is removed from office, a vacancy is created that must be filled as provided for filling other vacancies in the office. Authorizes the department of local government finance to adopt rules to develop standards to determine if sales chasing has been used in the assessment of property.