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HB 1191 - Repealing Sales Tax Exemption - Key Vote

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Randy Fischer voted Yea (Concurrence Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Repealing Sales Tax Exemption

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (36-29) - (Key vote)

Title: Repealing Sales Tax Exemption

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to repass a bill, after having concurred with Senate amendments thereto, that repeals the sales tax exemption for the purchase of candy and soft drinks, including those purchased through vending machines, beginning May 1, 2010.

Highlights:
-Specifies that retail sellers shall not be subject to a penalty for errors made in connection with the repeal of the sales tax exemption prior to August 1, 2010 (Sec. 1). -Defines "candy" as a preparation of sugar, honey, or other natural or artificial sweeteners in combination with chocolate, fruit, nuts, or other ingredients or flavorings in the form of bars, drops, or pieces, provided that it does not include any preparation containing flour and does not require refrigeration (Sec. 1). -Defines "soft drinks" as nonalcoholic beverages that contain natural or artificial sweeteners, provided that it does not contain milk or milk products, soy, rice, or similar milk substitutes, or greater than 50 percent of vegetable or fruit juice by volume (Sec. 1). -Authorizes local governments to continue providing an exemption (Sec. 1-2). -Prohibits the revenue derived from the repeal of the sales tax exemption from funding additional full time state employees (Sec. 4). -Appropriates $94,322 to carry out provisions of this Act (Sec. 5).
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NOTE: THE LEGISLATURE PROVIDES ITS MEMBERS WITH THE OPPORTUNITY TO BOTH VOTE ON WHETHER TO CONCUR WITH THE OPPOSING CHAMBER'S AMENDMENTS AND, IF THE CONCURRENCE VOTE SUCCEEDS, VOTE TO REPASS THE BILL AFTER THE AMENDMENTS ARE INCORPORATED. THIS IS A VOTE ON REPASSAGE OF THE BILL AFTER THE MEMBERS CONCURRED WITH THE OPPOSING CHAMBER'S AMENDMENTS.

Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (18-17) - (Key vote)

Title: Repealing Sales Tax Exemption

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that repeals the sales tax exemption for the purchase of candy and soft drinks, including those purchased through vending machines, beginning May 1, 2010.

Highlights:
-Specifies that retail sellers shall not be subject to a penalty for errors made in connection with the repeal of the sales tax exemption prior to August 1, 2010 (Sec. 2). -Defines "candy" as a preparation of sugar, honey, or other natural or artificial sweeteners in combination with chocolate, fruit, nuts, or other ingredients or flavorings in the form of bars, drops, or pieces, provided that it does not include any preparation containing flour and does not require refrigeration (Secs. 1-2). -Defines "soft drinks" as nonalcoholic beverages that contain natural or artificial sweeteners, provided that it does not contain milk or milk products, soy, rice, or similar milk substitutes, or greater than 50 percent of vegetable or fruit juice by volume (Secs. 1-2). -Authorizes local governments to continue providing an exemption (Secs. 5-6). -Prohibits the revenue derived from the repeal of the sales tax exemption from funding additional full time state employees (Sec. 7). -Appropriates $94,322 to carry out provisions of this Act (Sec. 8).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (36-29) - (Key vote)

Title: Repealing Sales Tax Exemption

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that repeals the sales tax exemption for the purchase of candy and soft drinks, including those purchased through vending machines, beginning May 1, 2010.

Highlights:
-Specifies that retail sellers shall not be subject to a penalty for errors made in connection with the repeal of the sales tax exemption prior to August 1, 2010 (Sec. 1). -Defines "candy" as a preparation of sugar, honey, or other natural or artificial sweeteners in combination with chocolate, fruit, nuts, or other ingredients or flavorings in the form of bars, drops, or pieces, provided that it does not include any preparation containing flour and does not require refrigeration (Sec. 1). -Defines "soft drinks" as nonalcoholic beverages that contain natural or artificial sweeteners, provided that it does not contain milk or milk products, soy, rice, or similar milk substitutes, or greater than 50 percent of vegetable or fruit juice by volume (Sec. 1). -Authorizes local governments to continue providing an exemption (Sec. 1-2). -Prohibits the revenue derived from the repeal of the sales tax exemption from funding additional full time state employees (Sec. 4). -Appropriates $94,322 to carry out provisions of this Act (Sec. 5).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Repealing Sales Tax Exemption

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