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HB 7087 - Authorizes Tax Cuts and Holidays - Florida Key Vote

Jeanette Nunez voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Authorizes Tax Cuts and Holidays

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (93-12) -

Title: Authorizes Tax Cuts and Holidays

Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (33-3) -

Title: Authorizes Tax Cuts and Holidays

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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 - Bill Passed (House) (75-35) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizes Tax Cuts and Holidays

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that amends the state's tax plan, which includes new tax holidays for back-to-school shoppers and storm preparation.

Highlights:

 

  • Prohibits cities and counties from enacting local ordinances that prohibit the sale of any item if there is a tax involved in the purchase (Sec. 48).

  • Establishes a 7-day disaster preparedness tax holiday in June and a 3-day tax holiday in August for back-to-school shopping (Secs. 39 & 40).

  • Authorizes temporary tax relief for hurricane recovery, including (Secs. 41-45):

    • A tax refund on fuel used for agricultural shipments made after Hurricane Irma;

    • Tax refunds for residential homestead property damage; and

    • Temporary tax exemptions for emergency generators purchased by nursing homes and assisted living facilities.

  • Authorizes a 9% penalty reduction for driving infractions if the individual who is cited participates in traffic school (Sec. 32).

  • Appropriates $154 million annually for tax credits to businesses that contribute to scholarships in an amount of up to 50% of any single contribution (Sec. 20).

  • Authorizes an extension of the natural gas tax exemption until 2024 (Sec. 18).

  • Appropriates $17 million in the 2019-2020 fiscal year to increase housing opportunities for individuals with special needs and low-income families (Sec. 19).

  • Establishes a local business tax exemption for low-income individuals, welfare recipients, and honorably discharged veterans and their spouses (Sec. 10). .

  • Appropriates $23 million for the rehabilitation of brownfield sites in fiscal year 2018-2019 (Sec. 34)

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Authorizes Tax Cuts and Holidays

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