AGENDA ITEM #3
Amanda Mihill, Legislative
Bill 5-13, Property Tax Credit - Accessibility Features
Bill 5-13, Property Tax Credit - Accessibility Features, sponsored by Councilmember Leventhal,
was introduced on February 5, 2013. A Government Operations and Fiscal Policy Committee
worksession is tentatively scheduled for March 11 at 2 p.m.
Bill 5-13 would provide for a property tax credit for an accessibility feature installed on an
existing residence. The state law that authorizes this credit is shown on ©7. Howard County
enacted a similar credit on October 1, 2012. See ©9 for a memorandum from the Executive
supporting Bill 5-13, which he notes complements an initiative Executive staff have been
working on to increase the supply of housing with "Design for Life" features.
This packet contains:
Legislative Request Report
Fiscal and Economic Impact Statement
Credit Accessibility Features\Public Hearing Memo.Doc