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CS/SB 542: Back-to-school Sales Tax Holiday

GENERAL BILL by Commerce and Tourism ; Perry

Back-to-school Sales Tax Holiday; Providing exemptions from the sales and use tax on the retail sale of certain clothing, wallets, bags, school supplies, personal computers, and personal computer-related accessories during a specified timeframe; specifying locations where the exemptions do not apply; authorizing certain dealers to opt out of participating in the tax holiday, subject to certain requirements, etc. APPROPRIATION: $237,000

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 3/14/2020 Senate - Died on Calendar
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Commerce and Tourism (CM)
  2. Finance and Tax (FT)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    10/17/2019 Senate • Filed
    11/1/2019 Senate • Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Finance and Tax; Appropriations -SJ 42
    11/5/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Commerce and Tourism, 11/12/19, 10:30 am, 110 Senate Building
    11/12/2019 Senate • CS by Commerce and Tourism; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 133
    11/13/2019 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    11/18/2019 Senate • Now in Finance and Tax
    1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 42
    • CS by Commerce and Tourism read 1st time -SJ 127
    2/10/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Finance and Tax, 02/13/20, 12:30 pm, 401 Senate Building
    2/13/2020 Senate • Favorable by Finance and Tax; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 324
    2/14/2020 Senate • Now in Appropriations
    2/24/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/27/20, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
    2/27/2020 Senate • Favorable by- Appropriations; YEAS 19 NAYS 0 -SJ 357
    2/28/2020 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
    3/14/2020 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died on Calendar

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  • CS/SB 542, Committee Substitute 1 (Current Bill Version) Posted 11/13/2019 at 1:31 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Finance and Tax (Pre-Meeting) 2/12/2020 (pdf)
    Finance and Tax (Post-Meeting) 2/13/2020 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Pre-Meeting) 2/26/2020 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Post-Meeting) 2/28/2020 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 7097 (er) Taxation Ways and Means Committee Compare Last Action: 4/9/2020 Chapter No. 2020-10

    Committee Votes (2)

    Date Committee Result
    2/13/2020 12:30 PM Finance and Tax 8 Yeas - 0 Nays
    2/27/2020 9:00 AM Appropriations 19 Yeas - 0 Nays

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  • SB 542, Original Filed Version Posted 10/17/2019 at 8:37 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Commerce and Tourism (Pre-Meeting) 11/8/2019 (pdf)
    Commerce and Tourism (Post-Meeting) 11/12/2019 (pdf)

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    459404 - Amendment
    Delete line 42 and insert:
    Commerce and Tourism
    (Perry)
    11/8/2019
    10:02 AM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    11/12/2019
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    11/12/2019 10:30 AM Commerce and Tourism 5 Yeas - 0 Nays

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