Coal Severance Tax

House Bill Number: 
61

HB 61 would increase the coal severance tax distribution to the local government economic assistance fund from 50% to 100% over 5-years.

Bill Sponsor(s): 
Rep. Jim Gooch

KFTC's platform supports the collection of coal severance taxes and calls for an increasing return of severance tax funds to promote sustainable economic development in coalfield counties.

KFTC's Position: 
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