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TITLE 63
REVENUE AND TAXATION
CHAPTER 8
LEVY AND APPORTIONMENT OF TAXES
63-809.  Unauthorized levy -- Notification by state tax commission -- Action to set aside. (1) The state tax commission shall carefully examine the statements furnished to it, as provided in section 63-808, Idaho Code. On or before the fourth Monday in October, the state tax commission shall notify the county commissioners of each county of the approval of all previously certified levies. The state tax commission shall also notify the county commissioners of each county and the governing authorities of any city, school district, or any other taxing district or municipality no later than the fourth Monday of October if it appears that the county commissioners or governing authorities have fixed a levy or certified a property tax budget increase that exceeds any limitation provided by law.
(2)  If it appears that the county commissioners of any county have fixed a levy for any purpose or purposes not authorized by law, or in excess of the maximum provided by law for any purpose or purposes, the state tax commission shall thereupon notify the attorney general, and if it appears that the governing authorities of any city, school district, or any other district or municipality to which is delegated by law the authority to levy property taxes, have fixed a levy for any purpose or purposes not authorized by law or in excess of the maximum provided by law for any purpose or purposes, the commission shall on or before the fourth Monday in October notify the board of county commissioners, county treasurer and county attorney of the county in which it appears that such unauthorized or excess levy has or levies have been fixed.
(3)  The attorney general or the county attorney so notified shall immediately bring suit in a court of proper jurisdiction against the county commissioners or governing authorities of any city, school district or other district or municipality levying such unauthorized or excess levy to set aside such levy as being illegal.
(4)  Any necessary expenses incurred by the attorney general or the county attorney in the prosecution of such action shall be borne by the county in which the suit was brought.

History:
[63-809 added 1996, ch. 98, sec. 9, p. 374; am. 2000, ch. 433, sec. 1, p. 1390.]

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