Florida Senate - 2014                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 534
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  03/11/2014           .                                

    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete everything after the enacting clause
    4  and insert:
    5         Section 1. Paragraphs (i), (j), and (k) of subsection (2)
    6  of section 212.08, Florida Statutes, are redesignated as
    7  paragraphs (j), (k), and (l), respectively, and a new paragraph
    8  (i) is added to that subsection, to read:
    9         212.08 Sales, rental, use, consumption, distribution, and
   10  storage tax; specified exemptions.—The sale at retail, the
   11  rental, the use, the consumption, the distribution, and the
   12  storage to be used or consumed in this state of the following
   13  are hereby specifically exempt from the tax imposed by this
   14  chapter.
   15         (2) EXEMPTIONS; MEDICAL.—
   16         (i) Sales of therapeutic veterinary diets specifically
   17  formulated to aid in the management of illness and disease of a
   18  diagnosed health disorder in an animal and which are only
   19  available from a licensed veterinarian are exempt from the tax
   20  imposed under this chapter.
   21         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2014.
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   24  And the title is amended as follows:
   25         Delete everything before the enacting clause
   26  and insert:
   27                        A bill to be entitled                      
   28         An act relating to tax exemptions; amending s. 212.08,
   29         F.S.; exempting therapeutic veterinary diets
   30         obtainable only from a licensed veterinarian from the
   31         state tax on sales, use, and other transactions;
   32         providing an effective date.