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METROPOLITAN POLICE DEPARTMENTS ACT OF 1993

Chapter 11, Statutes of Nevada 1993

AN ACT relating to metropolitan police departments; requiring that a proposal for the imposition of an ad valorem tax for additional officers be submitted to the voters of areas where a metropolitan police department has been created; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

(Ch. 11, Stats. 1993 p. 27; ACh. 585, Stats. 1997 p. 2881)

[Approved: March 19, 1993]

(Leadlines for sections have been supplied by the Legislative Counsel of the State of Nevada)

The People of the State of Nevada, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

Sec. 3.  Duty to propose additional ad valorem tax at 1993 general city election; rate of tax; duties upon disapproval or approval of tax by voters.

1.  The board of county commissioners, city council or other governing body of each taxing district in the taxable area shall propose to the registered voters of its taxing district at an election held in conjunction with the regular general city election in 1993 the question of whether an additional ad valorem tax shall be levied on all taxable property within the district for the support of the department for the purpose of employing additional police officers. The rate of the additional tax for each $100 of the total assessed valuation of the taxable area must not be more than 4 cents in Fiscal Year 1993-1994, 8 cents in Fiscal Year 1994-1995, 10 cents in Fiscal Year 1995-1996 and 12 cents in each fiscal year thereafter.

2.  If the voters of any taxing district in the taxable area of a department disapprove the additional tax proposed pursuant to subsection 1, the additional tax must not be imposed in any of the taxing districts in the taxable area of that department.

3.  If the proposed additional tax is approved by the voters in all of the taxing districts of the taxable area of a department, the tax must be imposed by the taxing entities in each district of the taxable area of the department at the rate approved by the voters in the district.

(Ch. 11, Stats. 1993 p. 27; ACh. 585, Stats. 1997 p. 2881)