Status Summary

First reading, referred to Housing Stability & Affordability on 1.29.2020. Public hearing and executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Housing Stability & Affordability on 2.5.2020; 1st substitute bill passed and referred to Ways & Means. Referred to Ways & Means on 2.6.2020. (updated 2.21.2020)

Legislative Session

2020

Status

In Progress

Sponsor

Sen. Zeiger

A local sales tax option is proposed to fund emergency homeless shelters. The rules of the taxes and their imposition are outlined.

A city or county imposing a tax under this section must certify that it prohibits the possession of alcohol and the illegal possession of controlled substances on the premises or grounds of a temporary or emergency housing shelter for homeless persons funded through revenue generated from the tax under this section.