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A. If a majority of the qualified electors voting at an election held pursuant to section 48-4021 approves a county jail district ad valorem property tax, on or before the third Monday in August each year the district shall certify to the county board of supervisors the amount of taxes to be levied for the taxable year on the taxable property in the district which, together with unexpended balances carried forward from the previous fiscal year and revenues from all other sources, is necessary to pay the maintenance and operation expenses of the district in carrying out the objects and purposes of this chapter.
B. The board of supervisors shall levy a secondary property tax on the taxable property in the district, at the same time and in the same manner as county taxes are levied, sufficient to provide the amount certified under subsection A of this section, but the tax rate is limited to, and shall not exceed in any event, twenty cents per one hundred dollars of assessed valuation, except as provided in subsection D of this section. The tax revenues collected pursuant to this section shall be paid to the district treasurer and deposited in the county jail district general fund and used solely for the purposes for which they were collected.
C. The tax shall be levied on all of the taxable property in the district.
D. Notwithstanding subsection B of this section, for tax years 2006, 2007 and 2008, the district may certify and the board of supervisors shall levy a secondary property tax on the taxable property in the district in an amount equal to the amount levied in tax year 2005.