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HB 0153 - Regulatory Fees - Revise Bases for Calculating
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Tracking Level: Negotiating
Sponsor: Shaw Blackmon
Last Action: 3/5/2020 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
House Committee: Ways and Means
Assigned To:
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

As amended in committee, this bill would make changes to the methods of calculating regulatory fees. Consistent with current law, local governments would be required to set regulatory fees so as to approximate the cost of the services being provided. This bill would eliminate the options of making that calculation for construction projects based on square footage or construction costs. Local governments would retain the authority to use flat fees or fees based upon hourly rates. The bill also provides that regulatory fees should be used to fund regulatory activities rather than general operations, but specifically provides that no separate accounts would be required for such fees. An earlier version of this bill would have eliminated the option for local governments to levy occupation tax on businesses based on gross receipts.

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