CS/HB 979: Sales Tax Absorption
GENERAL BILL by Ways and Means Committee ; Valdes ; Fine ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Fernandez-Barquin ; Fischer ; Hart ; Santiago
Sales Tax Absorption; Deletes prohibitions against dealer advertising or holding out to public that he or she will absorb all or part of sales & use tax or will relieve purchaser of all or part of tax; authorizes dealers, subject to specified conditions, to advertise or hold out to public that they will absorb all or part of tax or refund any part thereof to purchaser; revises criminal penalty; provides that certain persons who unlawfully fail to remit absorbed sales taxes are guilty of theft of state funds.
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Commerce and Tourism
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Ways and Means Committee; Business and Professions Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee -HJ 99
• Introduced -HJ 99
• On Committee agenda-- Ways and Means Committee, 04/17/19, 8:00 am, Morris Hall
• CS by Ways and Means Committee; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -HJ 745
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Ways and Means Committee read 1st time -HJ 739
• Original reference(s) removed: Business and Professions Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee
• Referred to- Calendar -HJ 757
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/25/19
• Read 2nd time -HJ 917
• Read 3rd time -HJ 917
• CS passed; YEAS 112 NAYS 0 -HJ 917
• In Messages
• Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Finance and Tax; Rules -SJ 579
• Received -SJ 579
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Commerce and Tourism
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