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CS/CS/CS/SB 898: Communications Services Tax

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Commerce and Tourism ; Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities ; Abruzzo ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Soto

Communications Services Tax; Revising the definition of the term “information services” to include certain data processing and other services, etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 5/2/2014 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 803 (Ch. 2014-36) -SJ 1108
Location: Laid on Table
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities (CU)
  2. Commerce and Tourism (CM)
  3. Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax (AFT)
  4. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/6/2014 Senate • Filed
2/10/2014 Senate • Referred to Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; Commerce and Tourism; Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax; Appropriations -SJ 72
2/27/2014 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities, 03/04/14, 8:30 am, 301 Senate Office Building
3/4/2014 Senate • Introduced -SJ 72
• CS by Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 138
• Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities read 1st time -SJ 132, 226
3/6/2014 Senate • Now in Commerce and Tourism -SJ 138
3/19/2014 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Commerce and Tourism, 03/24/14, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
3/24/2014 Senate • CS/CS by Commerce and Tourism; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -SJ 336
3/26/2014 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS/CS by Commerce and Tourism read 1st time -SJ 347
3/27/2014 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax -SJ 336
3/28/2014 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax, 04/02/14, 1:00 pm, 37 Senate Office Building
4/2/2014 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: CS/CS/CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -SJ 460
4/4/2014 Senate • Now in Appropriations -SJ 460
4/17/2014 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/22/14, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
4/22/2014 Senate • CS/CS/CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -SJ 620
4/24/2014 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS/CS/CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 623
4/25/2014 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 620
4/28/2014 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 05/01/14
5/1/2014 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar -SJ 1037
5/2/2014 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 1107
• Substituted CS/HB 803 -SJ 1108
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 803 (Ch. 2014-36) -SJ 1108