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SB 1174: Communications Services Tax

GENERAL BILL by Hutson

Communications Services Tax; Revising legislative intent regarding local communications services tax rates; revising downward the tax rate on the retail sale of communications services; deleting a provision that specifies where proceeds of a communications services tax must be deposited and disbursed; requiring dealers to collect and remit local communications services taxes under certain conditions; authorizing the Legislature to appropriate moneys to offset specified direct reductions of the local communications services tax by certain counties and municipalities, etc.

Effective Date: Except as otherwise expressly provided in this act and except for this section, which shall take effect upon this act becoming a law, this act shall take effect January 1, 2021
Last Action: 2/3/2020 Senate - Now in Community Affairs
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Innovation, Industry, and Technology (IT)
  2. Community Affairs (CA)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/9/2019 Senate • Filed
12/18/2019 Senate • Referred to Innovation, Industry, and Technology; Community Affairs; Appropriations -SJ 85
1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 85
1/29/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Innovation, Industry, and Technology, 02/03/20, 1:30 pm, 110 Senate Building
2/3/2020 Senate • Favorable by Innovation, Industry, and Technology; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 228
• Now in Community Affairs