422E.1  Authorization--rate of tax--use of revenues.

1.  A local sales and services tax for school infrastructure purposes may be imposed by a county on behalf of school districts as provided in this chapter.

2.  The maximum rate of tax shall be one percent. The tax shall be imposed without regard to any other local sales and services tax authorized in chapter 422B, and is repealed at the expiration of a period of ten years of imposition or a shorter period as provided in the ballot proposition.

3.  Local sales and services tax moneys received by a county for school infrastructure purposes pursuant to this chapter shall be utilized solely for school infrastructure needs. For purposes of this chapter, "school infrastructure" means those activities for which a school district is authorized to contract indebtedness and issue general obligation bonds under section 296.1, except those activities related to a teacher's or superintendent's home or homes. These activities include the construction, reconstruction, repair, purchasing, or remodeling of schoolhouses, stadiums, gyms, fieldhouses, and bus garages and the procurement of schoolhouse construction sites and the making of site improvements. Additionally, "school infrastructure" includes the payment or retirement of outstanding bonds previously issued for school infrastructure purposes as defined in this subsection, and the payment or retirement of bonds issued under section 422E.4.

Section History: Recent form

  98 Acts, ch 1130, §1, 6

Internal References

  Referred to in § 422E.4

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