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CS/SB 598: 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; defining terms; 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.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 4/30/2021 Senate - Died in Appropriations
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Commerce and Tourism (CM)
  2. Finance and Tax (FT)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/13/2021 Senate • Filed
1/28/2021 Senate • Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Finance and Tax; Appropriations -SJ 78
2/8/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Commerce and Tourism, 02/15/21, 3:30 pm, 110 Senate Building
2/15/2021 Senate • CS by Commerce and Tourism; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -SJ 178
2/16/2021 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2/18/2021 Senate • Now in Finance and Tax
3/2/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 78
• CS by Commerce and Tourism read 1st time -SJ 171
3/8/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Finance and Tax, 03/11/21, 9:00 am, 110 Senate Building
3/11/2021 Senate • Favorable by Finance and Tax; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 238
• Now in Appropriations
4/30/2021 Senate • Died in Appropriations