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HB2540

Retail Sales and Use Tax; reduced rate on essential personal hygiene products.

Status:
Enacted

Chief Patron:
Kathy Byron (R)

Session:
2019 Regular Session

Summary

As introduced. Sales and use tax; reduced rate on essential personal hygiene products.

Applies the reduced state sales and use tax rate of 1.5%, which under current law applies only to food purchased for human consumption, to essential personal hygiene products, defined in the bill as (i) nondurable incontinence products such as diapers, disposable undergarments, pads, and bed sheets; and (ii) menstrual cups and pads, pantyliners, sanitary napkins, tampons, and other products used to absorb or contain menstrual flow. (Less)
  • Bill History

  • 01/09/2019 - House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100843D
  • 01/09/2019 - House: Referred to Committee on Finance
  • 01/18/2019 - House: Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #3
  • 01/20/2019 - House: Impact statement from TAX (HB2540)
  • 01/25/2019 - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (8-Y 0-N)
  • 01/28/2019 - House: Reported from Finance with amendment (20-Y 2-N)
  • 01/30/2019 - House: Read first time
  • 01/31/2019 - House: Read second time
  • 01/31/2019 - House: Committee amendment agreed to
  • 01/31/2019 - House: Engrossed by House as amended HB2540E
  • 01/31/2019 - House: Printed as engrossed 19100843D-E
  • 02/01/2019 - House: Read third time and passed House (95-Y 1-N)
  • 02/01/2019 - House: VOTE: PASSAGE (95-Y 1-N)
  • 02/04/2019 - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
  • 02/04/2019 - Senate: Referred to Committee on Finance
  • 02/11/2019 - House: Impact statement from TAX (HB2540E)
  • 02/12/2019 - Senate: Reported from Finance with amendment (14-Y 0-N)
  • 02/13/2019 - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
  • 02/13/2019 - Senate: Read third time
  • 02/13/2019 - Senate: Reading of amendment waived
  • 02/13/2019 - Senate: Committee amendment agreed to
  • 02/13/2019 - Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended
  • 02/13/2019 - Senate: Passed Senate with amendment (39-Y 0-N)
  • 02/13/2019 - House: Placed on Calendar
  • 02/13/2019 - House: Senate amendment rejected by House (0-Y 94-N)
  • 02/13/2019 - House: VOTE: REJECTED (0-Y 94-N)
  • 02/13/2019 - Senate: Senate insisted on amendment (37-Y 0-N)
  • 02/13/2019 - Senate: Senate requested conference committee
  • 02/13/2019 - House: House acceded to request
  • 02/13/2019 - House: Conferees appointed by House
  • 02/13/2019 - House: Delegates: Byron, Ransone, Kory
  • 02/13/2019 - Senate: Conferees appointed by Senate
  • 02/13/2019 - Senate: Senators: Howell, Dunnavant, Boysko
  • 02/22/2019 - Conference: Amended by conference committee
  • 02/22/2019 - Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 1-N)
  • 02/22/2019 - House: Conference report agreed to by House (92-Y 1-N)
  • 02/22/2019 - House: VOTE: ADOPTION (92-Y 1-N)
  • 03/07/2019 - House: Enrolled
  • 03/07/2019 - House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2540ER)
  • 03/07/2019 - House: Impact statement from TAX (HB2540ER)
  • 03/07/2019 - House: Signed by Speaker
  • 03/09/2019 - Senate: Signed by President
  • 03/11/2019 - House: Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 11, 2019
  • 03/11/2019 - Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
  • 03/18/2019 - Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 549 (effective 1/1/20)
  • 03/18/2019 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0549)

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