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SB 318 - Repeal of the Grocery Sales Tax - Key Vote

Oklahoma Key Votes

Harry Coates, Jr. voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Harry Coates, Jr. made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Repeal of the Grocery Sales Tax

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (88-11) -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (41-1) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (76-17) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (38-8) - (Key vote)

Title: Repeal of the Grocery Sales Tax

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that would phase out taxation on groceries over 4 years.

Highlights:
-Decreases the state tax on eligible food and beverages over time until it is eliminated by July 1, 2013 (Sec. 14). -Requires that the Oklahoma Tax Commission notify all vendors of the rate change at least 60 days prior to it taking effect (Sec. 3).
Note:

NOTE: A BILL WITH AN EMERGENCY CLAUSE REQUIRES A SEPARATE TWO-THIRDS VOTE OF THE LEGISLATURE FOR THE CLAUSE TO PASS. IF THE CLAUSE IS PASSED, THE BILL GOES INTO EFFECT IMMEDIATELY UPON THE GOVERNOR'S SIGNATURE.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Repeal of the Grocery Sales Tax

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