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CS/SB 608: Emergency Preparedness and Response

GENERAL BILL by Finance and Tax ; Stargel

Emergency Preparedness and Response; Providing a sales and use tax exemption for certain tangible personal property related to disaster preparedness during a specified period; authorizing the Department of Revenue to adopt rules to implement the exemption; providing an expiration date; requiring the Division of Emergency Management to create a statewide system to facilitate transport and distribution of essentials in an emergency throughout the state, etc. APPROPRIATION: $212,754.00

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 3/11/2016 Senate - Died in Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 1288 (Ch. 2016-198)
Location: In committee/council (AP)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Finance and Tax (FT)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development (ATD)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/21/2015 Senate • Filed
11/4/2015 Senate • Referred to Finance and Tax; Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development; Appropriations -SJ 44
1/4/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Finance and Tax, 01/11/16, 1:30 pm, 401 Senate Office Building
1/11/2016 Senate • CS by Finance and Tax; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 184
1/12/2016 Senate • Introduced -SJ 44
1/13/2016 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development -SJ 184
1/14/2016 Senate • CS by Finance and Tax read 1st time -SJ 209
1/15/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development, 01/21/16, 9:00 am, 301 Senate Office Building
1/21/2016 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable by Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 239
• Now in Appropriations -SJ 239
3/11/2016 Senate • Died in Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 1288 (Ch. 2016-198)