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HB 1643 - Food and Tobacco Taxes - Key Vote

Mississippi Key Votes

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Legislation - Bill Sent To Committee (Senate) -

Title: Food and Tobacco Taxes

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (94-28) - (Key vote)

Title: Food and Tobacco Taxes

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that raises the excise tax on cigarettes to $.05 per cigarette and requires that $1,304,244 of the tobacco tax revenue be deposited in the Education Enhancement Fund and $325,738 be deposited in the School Ad Valorem Tax Reduction Fund. The bill also reduces the tax rate on non-prepared foods to 3.5 percent and raises the percentage of sales tax collected and distributed on retail sales of such foods within municipalities to 18.5 percent.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Food and Tobacco Taxes

Sponsors

Co-sponsors

  • John Morton Mayo (MS - D) (Out Of Office)
  • May Ringold Whittington (MS - D) (Out Of Office)
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