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SB 10 - Limiting Food Tax Deduction to Staple Foods - Key Vote

New Mexico Key Votes




Stage Details

Legislation - Referred to Committee (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (23-19) - (Key vote)

Title: Limiting Food Tax Deduction to Staple Foods

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that limits the gross receipts tax deduction for food purchases to staple foods beginning July 1, 2010, whereas existing law authorized a deduction for purchases of any food for home consumption.

-Defines "staple food" as a food or food product, including meat, poultry, fish, bread, cereal, vegetables, fruits and dairy products, for home consumption that meets the definition of staple food under the the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (ยง 7 USC 2012(r)(1)) (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Limiting Food Tax Deduction to Staple Foods


  • Bernadette M. Sanchez (NM - D) (Out Of Office)
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