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HB 5703: Tax on Communications and Utility Services

GENERAL BILL by Finance and Tax Committee ; Precourt

Tax on Communications and Utility Services; Changes rate at which sales price of certain communications services are taxed & rate of additional tax on certain communications services.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 3/9/2012 Senate - Died in Budget, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5001 (Ch. 2012-118)
Location: In committee/council (BC)
Bill Text: PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Budget Subcommittee on Finance and Tax (BFT)
  2. Budget (BC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/26/2012 House • Filed
• Referred to Appropriations Committee -HJ 287
1/27/2012 House • Introduced -HJ 287
1/30/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 02/01/12, 11:00 am, Webster Hall
2/1/2012 House • Favorable by- Appropriations Committee; YEAS 24 NAYS 0 -HJ 457
2/2/2012 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 457
2/6/2012 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/08/12
2/8/2012 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 535
• Placed on 3rd reading
2/9/2012 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 562
• Passed; YEAS 105 NAYS 10 -HJ 563
• Requests that the Senate pass the bill as passed by the House or agree to conference -HJ 566
2/14/2012 Senate • In Messages
2/21/2012 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/23/12 --Not Received
• Received -SJ 550
• Referred to Budget -SJ 550
2/23/2012 Senate • Subreferred to Budget Subcommittee on Finance and Tax -SJ 673
• Now in Budget Subcommittee on Finance and Tax
• On Committee agenda-- Budget Subcommittee on Finance and Tax, 02/28/12, 11:30 am, 301 Senate Office Building
2/28/2012 Senate • Favorable by Budget Subcommittee on Finance and Tax; YEAS 4 NAYS 0 -SJ 699
• Now in Budget -SJ 699
3/9/2012 Senate • Died in Budget, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5001 (Ch. 2012-118)