Enrolled House Bill (H)

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Food and beverage tax. Provides that, subject to the duty to pay amounts pledged to the repayment of existing obligations, the existing uses of the Henry County food and beverage tax are optional rather than mandatory. Adds the construction, renovation, improvement, or repair of county roads to the list of capital improvements for which Henry County is authorized to use county food and beverage tax revenues. Removes obsolete provisions concerning the existing county capital improvements committee, which is abolished by current law on January 1, 2016. Establishes a county food and beverage tax advisory committee to make recommendations to the Food and beverage tax. Provides that, subject to the duty to pay amounts pledged to the repayment of existing obligations, the existing uses of the Henry County food and beverage tax are optional rather than mandatory. Adds the construction, renovation, improvement, or repair of county roads to the list of capital improvements for which Henry County is authorized to use county food and beverage tax revenues. Removes obsolete provisions concerning the existing county capital improvements committee, which is abolished by current law on January 1, 2016. Establishes a county food and beverage tax advisory committee to make recommendations to the county fiscal body concerning the use of food and beverage tax revenue. Provides that the fiscal officer of any municipality in Allen County may request the county auditor to determine and report to the fiscal officer the percentage amount of the county supplemental food and beverage tax that is collected in the preceding year in: (1) each municipality; and (2) the unincorporated territory of the county. Provides that the county auditor may charge a municipality that makes a request for the supplemental food and beverage tax percentages in the preceding year for any direct costs associated with determining and reporting the information. ... View more