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CS/HB 603: Taxes and Fees for Veterans and Low Income Persons

GENERAL BILL by Ways and Means Committee ; Gonzalez ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Drake ; Fant ; Pigman ; Watson, C. ; Willhite

Taxes and Fees for Veterans and Low Income Persons; Exempts certain persons & businesses from business taxes & fees; repeals provisions relating to exemptions for disabled veterans or their unremarried spouses; authorizes municipalities that impose certain business taxes on merchants to continue to impose such taxes; authorizes such municipalities to revise definition of "merchant"; deletes fees & revises acceptable forms of ID for adding "Veteran" to ID card or driver license; prohibits charging certain driver license service fees to veterans.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/6/2018 House - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 100 (Ch. 2018-80), CS/HB 7087 (Ch. 2018-118) -HJ 1006
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/8/2017 House • Filed
11/15/2017 House • Referred to Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee; Ways and Means Committee; Government Accountability Committee -HJ 54
1/8/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee, 01/10/18, 3:30 pm, 12 HOB
1/9/2018 House • Introduced -HJ 54
1/10/2018 House • Favorable by Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 313
• Now in Ways and Means Committee -HJ 313
1/29/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Ways and Means Committee, 01/31/18, 9:00 am, Morris Hall
1/31/2018 House • CS by Ways and Means Committee; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -HJ 476
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Ways and Means Committee read 1st time -HJ 466
2/5/2018 House • Now in Government Accountability Committee -HJ 491
2/20/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Government Accountability Committee, 02/22/18, 9:00 am, Morris Hall
2/22/2018 House • Favorable by- Government Accountability Committee; YEAS 22 NAYS 0 -HJ 671
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 671
3/5/2018 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/06/18
3/6/2018 House • Substituted SB 100 -HJ 1006
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 100 (Ch. 2018-80), CS/HB 7087 (Ch. 2018-118) -HJ 1006