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Effective - 02 Jul 2001, see footnote bottom

  67.1896.  Vote required for termination of taxing authority, when — ballot language. — 1.  If the petition filed pursuant to section 67.1894 contained fewer than all of the signatures required pursuant to subdivision (2) of subsection 2 of section 67.1894, the termination of taxation authority shall not become final and conclusive until it has been submitted to an election of the voters residing within the district and until it has been assented to by at least four-sevenths of the voters in the district voting on the question.  The decree shall also provide for the holding of the election to vote on the proposition, and shall fix the date for holding the election.

  2.  The question shall be submitted in substantially the following form:


Shall the authority of the ______ Law Enforcement District to adopt property taxes be terminated?
☐ YES ☐ NO


  3.  If four-sevenths of the voters voting on the proposition vote in favor of such termination, then the court shall enter its further order declaring the termination of such authority, and all such taxes that are being assessed in the current calendar year pursuant to such authority, to be final and conclusive.  In the event, however, that the court finds that less than four-sevenths of the voters voting thereon voted against the proposition to terminate such authority, then the court shall enter its further order declaring the decree of termination of such district's taxing authority to be void and of no effect.


(L. 2001 H.B. 80 merged with S.B. 224)

Effective 5-16-01 (S.B. 224); 7-02-01 (H.B. 80)

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