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  70.535.  Countywide sales tax authorized for regional investment districts, rate, administration and collection, regional investment fund, use of revenues — appropriation of funds, expiration of tax — funds do not lapse — funds prohibited from use for certain special allocation funds. — 1.  The governing body of any county that has been authorized by a majority of the electors of the county to levy and collect a tax for the purpose of contributing to the financial support of the district, authorized by article IV of the compact enacted in section 70.515, shall adopt a resolution imposing a countywide sales tax and pledging the revenues received therefrom for the purpose of contributing to the financial support of the district, with respect to a countywide sales tax authorized by the compact enacted by section 70.515.  The rate of this tax shall be fixed at an amount of not more than one-half percent in the aggregate.  Any county levying a countywide sales tax under the authority of this section is hereby prohibited from administering or collecting the tax locally, but shall utilize the services of the state department of revenue to administer, enforce and collect the tax.  The sales tax shall be administered, enforced and collected in the same manner and by the same procedure as other countywide sales taxes are levied and collected and shall be in addition to any other sales tax authorized by law.  Except as modified in this section, all provisions of sections 32.085 and 32.087, shall apply to the tax imposed under this section.  Upon receipt of a certified copy of a resolution authorizing the levy of a countywide sales tax under this section, the director of the department of revenue shall cause this tax to be collected at the same time and in the same manner provided for the collection of the state sales tax.  All moneys derived from the countywide sales tax imposed under the authority of the compact enacted in section 70.515 and collected under the provisions of this section by the director of revenue shall be credited to the "Regional Investment Fund", which is hereby established in the state treasury.  Any refund due on any countywide sales tax collected under this section shall be paid out of the sales tax refund fund and reimbursed by the director of revenue from the sales tax revenue collected under this section.  All countywide sales tax revenue derived from the authority granted by the compact enacted in section 70.515 and collected within any county, under this section, shall be remitted at least quarterly by the director of revenue to the treasurer of that county.

  2.  All revenue received by any county treasurer from a countywide sales tax imposed under the authority of the compact enacted in section 70.515 and under this section shall be appropriated by the county to the Kansas and Missouri regional investment district commission within sixty days of receipt of the funds by the county for expenditure by the commission pursuant to, and in accordance with, the provisions of the Kansas and Missouri regional investment district compact, enacted in section 70.515.  Any countywide sales tax imposed under this section shall expire upon the date determined in accordance with the program plan for the regional program that is the subject of the ballot question approved by the qualified electors of such county for that subject regional program; provided that, no sales tax shall be levied for a period of more than fifteen years from the date of the first receipt by the county treasurer of revenue from that sales tax unless renewed by the qualified electors of that county prior to its expiration, or on the date of actual withdrawal of the county from the district or upon compliance by the county with the provisions of Article IV, Section J, or at any time the Kansas and Missouri regional investment district compact becomes null and void and of no further force or effect.  If any revenue remains upon nullification and voidance of the Kansas and Missouri regional investment district compact, under section 70.515, the director of revenue shall authorize the state treasurer to remit the balance in the account to the county and close the account of that county.

  3.  Notwithstanding the provisions of section 33.080 to the contrary, money in the Kansas and Missouri regional investment district sales tax fund shall not be transferred and placed to the credit of general revenue at the end of the biennium.

  4.  Notwithstanding the provisions of section 99.845 to the contrary, the revenues from the countywide sales taxes imposed by counties under the authority of the compact enacted in section 70.515 and pursuant hereto shall not be allocated to and paid by the state department of revenue to any special allocation fund established by any municipality under sections 99.800 to 99.865, the real property tax increment oversight redevelopment statutes.

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(L. 2006 S.B. 825)


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