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HB 2876 - Sales Tax Holiday - Key Vote

Massachusetts Key Votes

Deval Patrick signed this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Sales Tax Holiday

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (33-4) - (Key vote)

Title: Sales Tax Holiday

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that provides a two-day sales tax holiday on August 11 and August 12, 2007.

Highlights:
- Excludes telecommunications products, tobacco, gas, steam, electricity, motor vehicles, motorboats, meals, and purchases in excess of $2,500 (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (145-8) - (Key vote)

Title: Sales Tax Holiday

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that provides a two-day sales tax holiday on August 11 and August 12, 2007.

Highlights:
- Excludes telecommunications products, tobacco, gas, steam, electricity, motor vehicles, motorboats, meals, and purchases in excess of $2,500 (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Sales Tax Holiday

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that provides a two-day sales tax holiday on August 11 and August 12, 2007.

Highlights:
- Excludes telecommunications products, tobacco, gas, steam, electricity, motor vehicles, motorboats, meals, and purchases in excess of $2,500 (Sec. 1).

Sponsors

  • Robert K. Coughlin (MA - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Demetrius J. Atsalis (MA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Edward M. Augustus Jr. (MA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Stephen M. 'Steve' Brewer (MA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Scott P. Brown (MA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jennifer M. Callahan (MA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Gale D. Candaras (MA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Jennifer L. 'Jen' Flanagan (MA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • John P. Fresolo (MA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Thomas P. Kennedy (MA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Kathi-Anne Reinstein (MA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert L. Rice (MA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Anthony J. Verga (MA - D) (Out Of Office)
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