Florida Senate - 2014 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. HB 5601 Ì341776FÎ341776 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House Comm: WD . 04/25/2014 . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— following: 1 Senate Amendment to Amendment (477076) (with title 2 amendment) 3 4 Between lines 369 and 370 5 insert: 6 Section 8. Sales tax holiday for Energy Star and WaterSense 7 products.— 8 (1) The tax levied under chapter 212, Florida Statutes, may 9 not be collected during the period from 12:01 a.m. on September 10 19, 2014, through 11:59 p.m. on September 21, 2014, on the first 11 $1,500 of the sale price of a new Energy Star product or 12 WaterSense product. However, a person is limited to one purchase 13 of each specific type of Energy Star or WaterSense product 14 listed in paragraph (2)(a) or paragraph (2)(b) that has a sales 15 price of $500 or more. A second or subsequent purchase of a 16 specific type of Energy Star product or WaterSense product that 17 has a sales price of $500 or more is subject to tax. 18 (2) As used in this section, the term: 19 (a) “Energy Star product” means a room air conditioner, air 20 purifier, ceiling fan, clothes washer, clothes dryer, 21 dehumidifier, dishwasher, freezer, refrigerator, water heater, 22 swimming pool pump, or package of light bulbs that is designated 23 by the United States Environmental Protection Agency and the 24 United States Department of Energy as meeting or exceeding each 25 agency’s requirements under the Energy Star program and that is 26 affixed with an Energy Star label. 27 (b) “WaterSense product” means a bathroom sink faucet, 28 faucet accessory, high-efficiency toilet or urinal, showerhead, 29 or weather or sensor-based irrigation controller that is 30 recognized as water efficient by the WaterSense program 31 sponsored by the United States Environmental Protection Agency 32 and that is affixed with a WaterSense label. 33 (3) The Department of Revenue may, and all conditions are 34 deemed met to, adopt emergency rules pursuant to ss. 120.536(1) 35 and 120.54, Florida Statutes, to administer this section. This 36 subsection expires July 1, 2017. 37 38 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 39 And the title is amended as follows: 40 Delete line 404 41 and insert: 42 providing an appropriation: providing for a sales tax 43 holiday for certain Energy Star and WaterSense 44 products; providing restrictions; providing 45 definitions; authorizing the Department of Revenue to 46 adopt emergency rules; providing effective dates.