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S.F. No. 2236 - Enhanced debt service equalization for consolidating districts
Author: Senator Tony Lourey
Prepared By: Bjorn E. Arneson, Senate Analyst (651/296-3812)
Date: March 31, 2016


Section 1. Enhanced debt service equalization. Provides that, for a district that consolidated on or after July 1, 2016, with an approved consolidation plat and plan under section 123A.48 that included building or remodeling school facilities, the district’s debt service equalization revenue is equalized at 300% of the statewide adjusted net tax capacity equalizing factor. (The adjusted net tax capacity equalizing factor equals the quotient derived by dividing the total adjusted net tax capacity of all school districts in the state for the year before the year the levy is certified by the total number of adjusted pupil units in the state for the year prior to the year the levy is certified.) Makes other technical and grammatical corrections.

Effective date: makes this section effective for taxes payable in 2017 and later.

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