Enrolled Senate Bill (S)

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Referendum and petition and remonstrance process. Provides that at least 500 or 5% of the property owners or registered voters of a political subdivision are necessary to initiate either a debt service remonstrance or debt service referendum. (Current law provides that at least 100 or 5% of the property owners or registered voters of a political subdivision are necessary to initiate either a debt service remonstrance or debt service referendum.) Specifies that a resolution to extend a referendum levy must be adopted by the governing body of a school corporation and approved by the voters before December 31 of the Referendum and petition and remonstrance process. Provides that at least 500 or 5% of the property owners or registered voters of a political subdivision are necessary to initiate either a debt service remonstrance or debt service referendum. (Current law provides that at least 100 or 5% of the property owners or registered voters of a political subdivision are necessary to initiate either a debt service remonstrance or debt service referendum.) Specifies that a resolution to extend a referendum levy must be adopted by the governing body of a school corporation and approved by the voters before December 31 of the final calendar year in which the school corporation's previously approved referendum levy is imposed. Specifies the ballot language for a referendum to extend a referendum levy. Provides that the number of years for which a referendum levy may be extended if the referendum is approved may not exceed the number of years for which the expiring referendum levy was imposed. ... View more