Joint Technology Committee. The bill requires the director of research of the legislative council, in coordination with the other nonpartisan legislative staff agencies, the department of revenue, the department of personnel, and the governor's office of information technology, to convene a state tax system working group (working group) to meet during the interim following the first regular session of the seventy-second general assembly and to conduct an analysis of the state tax system used by the department of revenue. The bill specifies the aspects of the state tax system that the working group is required to consider.
The working group is authorized to solicit input from any additional interested parties, as deemed necessary and appropriate by the working group. The working group is required to provide a progress report regarding its work to the joint technology committee and the joint budget committee and to submit a report of its findings and recommendations in connection with the state tax system to the joint technology committee, the joint budget committee, and the finance committees of the house of representatives and the senate.
For the 2019-20 state fiscal year, the bill appropriates $44,552 to the legislative department from the general fund and $30,000 to the department of revenue from the general fund for the purposes of the working group.
(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)