Authors: Senator James Buck


Provides the following for annexations occurring on or after May 15, 2015: (1) Changes the annexation remonstrance process to be similar to the remonstrance process found in property tax statutes. (2) Requires the county executive of each county in which the annexation territory is located to approve the annexation before the annexation may proceed. (3) Provides that if at least 60% of landowners in a proposed annexation territory sign a remonstrance petition, the annexation is defeated. (4) Requires that the fiscal plan must be approved by the department of local government finance for accuracy and viability. (5) Prohibits amendment of the fiscal plan after a remonstrance petition is filed unless the amendment is consented to by remonstrators.