MS HB 947

Author

Ken Morgan
Capitol, Room: 119-C, P. O. Box 1018
Jackson, MS 39215
601-359-5334
kmorgan@house.ms.gov
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Bill Text

Category

Fuel Tax

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State

MS

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Summary

Allows voters in Marion County to decide on local tax on gas and diesel sales up to 5 cents per gallon.

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Issue

Authorizes Board of Supervisors of Marion County to impose an excise tax in an amount not to exceed 5 cents per gallon upon the retail sale of gas and diesel fuel for motor vehicles. Provides before the tax is imposed, the Board shall adopt a resolution declaring its intention to levy the tax and calling for an election to be held on the question. Requires Board to publish notice of election. Provides that the tax must be approved by a majority of the qualified electors who vote in the election before the county may levy and collect the tax.

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Notes

Dead.

History

01/182021 Referred to House Committee on Local and Private Legislation; and Ways and Means.
04/01/2021 Died in Committee upon adjournment..