View Amendment Current Amendment: 1 to Bill 5036

The Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee proposes the following Amendment No. to H. 5036 (COUNCIL\DG\5036C002.NBD.DG22):

Reference is to the bill as introduced.

Amend the bill, as and if amended, by striking all after the enacting words and inserting:

/SECTION 1. Section 6-9-10 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding an appropriately lettered subsection to read:

"( )(1) Any action taken by a county pursuant to Sections 108, 109 or 110 of the International Property Maintenance Code on commercial or industrial property may be collected in a manner similar to property taxes. The county may enforce the lien in any manner provided by law, including utilizing Chapters 51 and 56, Title 12. However, the lien is due in five equal installments over five property tax years beginning with the property tax year in which the lien is effective. The provisions of Chapter 51, Title 12 can not be utilized until all five installments are due.

(2) This section does not authorize a county to use its authority under this section:

(a) on farmland or agricultural land; or

(b) on land containing a residential dwelling, which is any permanent building or structure, or part thereof, used and occupied for human habitation or intended to be so used and includes any outhouses and appurtenances belonging thereto or usually enjoyed therewith that is occupied by its owner may not be considered commercial or industrial for purposes of application of this Chapter; or

(c) solely for aesthetic purposes."

SECTION 2.This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor. /