Summary of the Introduced Bill

SS SB 14 -- Sales Tax for Regional Jail Districts

Sponsor:  Mathewson

This substitute allows the commission of a regional jail
district in Caldwell, DeKalb, and Daviess counties to impose a
sales tax in the amount of one-eighth of 1%, one-fourth of 1%,
three-eighths of 1%, or one-half of 1% on all retail sales made
in the district, subject to voter approval.  The tax is to be
used for providing jail services, jail facilities, court
facilities, and equipment for the district.  The tax may also be
use to retire bonds, notes, or other obligations of the district.

The provisions of the substitute will expire August 28, 2015.

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