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Order #2012-0934Category: Miscellaneous
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ORDER AND DIRECT (BLUE RIBBON COMMISSION ON TAX REFORM)
Relating to Governor's Blue Ribbon Commission on Tax Reform


WHEREAS, pursuant to Executive Order 2012-103, the Governors Blue Ribbon Commission on Tax Reform was created and established for the purpose of conducting a comprehensive study of the Commonwealths taxing system to determine and evaluate its capacity to provide required funding for essential governmental services and to recommend any needed changes which may be of benefit to Kentucky businesses and its citizens during the balance of this decade and beyond; and

WHEREAS, pursuant to Executive Order 2012-103, the Governors Blue Ribbon Commission on Tax Reform was ordered and directed to complete its work and deliver its written recommendations to the Governor on issues, policies and programs affecting the Commonwealths tax policy and structure on or before November 15, 2012; and

WHEREAS, the Governors Blue Ribbon Commission on Tax Reform has determined that it needs additional time to complete its work and issue a written report to the Governor on this critical matter and, therefore, voted to request an extension of time to do so:

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Steven L. Beshear, Governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, pursuant to the authority vested in me by KRS 12.029, do hereby Order and Direct as follows:

1.
The Governors Blue Ribbon Commission on Tax Reform, created and established by Executive Order 2012-103, shall complete its work, as referenced in Executive Order 2012-103, and deliver its written recommendations to the Governor on issues, policies and programs affecting the Commonwealths tax policy and structure by no later than December 15, 2012.

2. The provisions of Executive Order 2012-103, to the extent that they are not inconsistent, be and the same are incorporated herein and made a part of this Order by reference.

Received and filed in the Secretary of States Office on November 13, 2012.