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Minutes for SB146 - Committee on Assessment and Taxation

Short Title

Continuation of 20 mill statewide levy for schools and property tax exemption of certain portion of property used for residential purposes from such levy.

Minutes Content for Tue, Mar 14, 2017

Chairperson Tyson opened a hearing on SB146.

Adam Siebers presented to the Committee an explanation of SB146.  He stood for questions.

Patrick Vogelsberg presented testimony to the Committee in support of SB146 emphasizing the "$20,000 exemption of assessed valuation on residential property". (Attachment 9) He stood for questions.

Mark Tallman presented testimony to the Committee in support of SB146 "because without reauthorization of the statewide school levy, Kansas school finance will lose an estimated $635.5 million in FY 2018 and $662.9 million in FY 2019". (Attachment 10) He stood for questions.

Senator Anthony Hensley presented testimony to the Committee in support of SB146 by saying "extending the authorization allows school districts to plan accordingly". (Attachment 11) He stood for questions.

No testimony was presented to the Committee neutral or in opposition to SB146.

After numerous questions from the Committee were answered, Chairperson Tyson closed the hearing on SB146.

The meeting was adjourned at 10:20am.