2009 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1600 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Cole
Foreclosure on Homes by Localities (language only)

Item 4-5.01 #1h

Item 4-5.01 #1h

Special Conditions and Restrictions on Expenditures
Transactions with Individuals

Page 664, after line 21, insert:
"b.  FORECLOSURE BY LOCALITIES:  No locality may expend any funds, whether appropriated by the Commonwealth or generated from any other source, to foreclose on an individual's primary residence for failure to pay local property taxes."
Page 664, line 22, strike "b" and insert "c".

(This amendment prohibits localities from foreclosing on a person's primary residence due to their inability to pay property taxes.)