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HB 951 - Establishes Tax Exemptions for Certain Purposes - Georgia Key Vote

Joyce Chandler voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Establishes Tax Exemptions for Certain Purposes

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (-) -

Title: Establishes Tax Exemptions for Certain Purchases

Legislation - Referred to Committee (Senate) -

Title: Establishes Tax Exemptions for Certain Purchases

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (127-22) - (Key vote)
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Title: Establishes Tax Exemptions for Certain Purchases

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes tax exemptions for certain sporting event, school, and energy efficiency purchases, effective July 1, 2016.

Highlights:
  • Establishes a tax exemption for admissions to nonrecurring “major sporting events” (Sec. 1).
  • Defines “major sporting events” as the following events (Sec. 1):
    • The National Football League championship game;
    • Any semifinal game or championship game of a national collegiate tournament;
    • Any Major League Baseball, Major League Soccer, or National Basketball Association all-star games; and
    • Any other nonrecurring major sporting event as determined by the commissioner of economic development and the state revenue commissioner.
  • Establishes a tax exemption for school supplies purchased between July 30, 2016, and July 31, 2016 (Sec. 1).
  • Establishes a tax exemption for energy efficient products purchased between September 30, 2016 and October 2, 2016 (Sec. 1).
  • Limits the tax exemption for energy efficient products to apply only to products with sales prices up to $1,500 (Sec. 1).
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Establishes Tax Exemptions for Certain Purchases

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