Local Government Committee Report – week 10, 2017

SF439 – Recorder’s notices
SF 451 – Electronic pay via county treasurer
SF 452 – Deputy county auditor salary
HF 307 – Waterworks/sewer service franchise
HF 308 – Release of military personnel records



SF 439 allows the original lien, certificate or notice included in a file to be returned to the sender or disposed of by the County Recorder if the sender does not wish it returned, if there is an official copy of the lien, certificate or notice in the Recorder’s office, maintained in the Recorder’s office as an electronic document, or is recorded, copied or reproduced by any electronic, optical, magnetic, microfilm or other storage method.
[3/15: 49-0 (Horn excused)]


SF 451 allows for certain property tax payments and redemptions and calculating amounts of interest due via Internet to the County Treasurer.
[3/13: 49-0 (Bertrand excused)]


SF 452 allows the annual salary of a county’s deputy auditor of election to not exceed 85 percent of the salary of the county auditor. Current law is 80 percent.
[3/13: 49-0 (Bertrand excused)]



HF 307 adds sewers to the list of services for which a city may grant a franchise, and adds sewer services and water works franchises to the list of franchises for which an election is not required unless there is a petition.
[3/15: short form (Chelgren, McCoy excused)]


HF 308 mirrors the federal government relating to military personnel records maintained by a county recorder. The bill allows individuals to request a copy of a confidential record when the event that resulted in the record occurred at least 62 years prior to the request. Current law requires the event to have occurred at least 75 years prior to the request.
[3/15: short form (Chelgren, McCoy excused)]