Bill Status of HB5364 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: COUNTIES-LEASE/SELL PROPERTY
Rep. Brad Halbrook
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Counties code. Provides that the county board may lease real estate acquired or held by the county for any term not exceeding 99 years and may lease the real estate when, in the opinion of the county board, the leasing of the real estate is appropriate, in the best interests of the county, and serves a public purpose, excluding a public purpose of financially supporting the operations of government or revenue generation (currently, the board may lease if the real estate is no longer necessary, appropriate, required for the use of, profitable to, or for the best interests of the county). Provides that the county shall not acquire, hold, own, or lease real estate for the exclusive public purpose of financially supporting the operation of government or for the purpose of revenue generation. Provides that the county board shall sell real estate if the county board determines, by ordinance or resolution passed by three-fourths of the county board, that the ownership or the leasing of the real estate is no longer necessary, appropriate, required for the use of, or for the best interests of the county. Provides that, if the county board has determined by ordinance or resolution to sell real estate owned by the county under the provisions, the county shall, by ordinance or resolution passed by a majority vote, determine the terms of sale of the real estate. Effective immediately.