HB 160, Municipal Option Sales Tax for Water and Sewer Projects; Expansion and Audits

Municipal Impact
Position
Neutral
GMA Contact
Bill Sponsor

Rep. William Boddie
District 62

This bill would extend the ability to levy the 1 percent Municipal Option Sales Tax (MOST) for water and sewer projects to any municipality with a waste-water system connecting to the City of Atlanta's waste-water system. 

This bill also would allow the Governor, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, or the Lieutenant Governor to annually order the state auditor to conduct an audit of a MOST levied by a municipality. 

Last Updated: 4/12/2021
Subject Area: Taxation
Resources: bill text
BILL STATUS
5/10/2021 - Effective Date 5/10/2021 - Act 270 5/10/2021 - Date Signed by Governor

Votes

4/1/2021 House Vote #444 Yea - 120 Nay - 39 Not Voting - 15 Excused - 6
3/31/2021 Senate Vote #425 Yea - 35 Nay - 14 Not Voting - 0 Excused - 7
3/29/2021 Senate Vote #358 Yea - 33 Nay - 16 Not Voting - 0 Excused - 7
3/8/2021 House Vote #228 Yea - 167 Nay - 2 Not Voting - 6 Excused - 5

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