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HB 844 - Exempts Certain Sales Taxes for Agricultural Businesses - Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Exempts Certain Sales Taxes for Agricultural Businesses

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (50-0) -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (103-14) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (52-0) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (75-43) - (Key vote)

Title: Exempts Certain Sales Taxes for Agricultural Businesses

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that exempts sales tax on energy for agricultural, manufacturing, and fishing businesses, effective July 1, 2013.

Highlights:
  • Exempts a sales tax for electricity, current, power, steam, coal, natural gas, liquefied petroleum gas or other fuel for the following groups (Sec. 1):
    • Manufacturers, custom processors, and technology intensive enterprises;
    • Public service companies that generate electricity; 
    • Public service companies that operate electrical distribution systems, pipeline compressors, pumping stations, or railroad locomotives;
    • Producers of poultry, domesticated fish, milk, livestock feed, and irrigation of farm crops; and
    • Commercial fishermen, shrimpers, or oystermen.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Exempts Certain Sales Taxes for Agricultural Businesses

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