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METROPOLITAN POLICE DEPARTMENTS ACT OF 1987
Chapter 817, Statutes of Nevada 1987
AN ACT relating to metropolitan police departments; requiring the levy of an additional ad valorem tax for the support of the metropolitan police department in certain counties; requiring submission to the voters of such counties of a proposal for the continuation or increase of such a levy; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.
[Approved: June 27, 1987]
(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. Power to levy ad valorem tax. The board of county commissioners, city council or other governing body of each taxing district in the taxable area shall levy on behalf of its taxing district an ad valorem tax on all taxable property within that taxing district for the Fiscal Year 1988-1989 and thereafter, except as otherwise provided in section 4 of this act, at the rate of 2 cents for every $100 of the total assessed valuation of the taxable area.
Sec. 4. Duty to propose continuation and increase of ad valorem tax to registered voters at 1988 general election; limits on annual increase in 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 the general election held in 1988 the questions of whether to:
(a) Continue the taxes imposed pursuant to section 3 of this act; and
(b) Increase the rate of the taxes if the taxes are continued.
2. The increase proposed pursuant to subsection 1 must not be more than 2 cents for each $100 of the total assessed valuation of the taxable area in the Fiscal Year 1989-1990, 4 cents for each $100 in the Fiscal Year 1990-1991, and 6 cents for each $100 in each year after the Fiscal Year 1990-1991.
3. If the voters of any taxing district in the taxable area disapprove the proposed continuation of the taxes, the taxes must not be imposed in the Fiscal Year 1989-1990 or thereafter. If the proposed continuation and increase are approved by the voters of each taxing district in the taxable area, the taxes must be collected at the rate approved by the people.