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CS/HB 7087: Taxation

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations Committee ; Ways and Means Committee ; Renner ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Avila

Taxation; Providing for the appointment of the taxpayers' rights advocate within the Department of Revenue by the Chief Inspector General rather than by the department's executive director; authorizing counties imposing the tourist development tax to use the tax revenues to finance channel, estuary, or lagoon improvements; providing that an owner of homestead property that was significantly damaged or destroyed as a result of a named tropical storm or hurricane may elect to have such property deemed abandoned, for the purpose of receiving a certain assessment reduction, if the owner establishes a new homestead property by a specified date; providing sales tax exemptions for the retail sale of certain clothing and school supplies during a specified timeframe; providing a sales tax exemption for specified disaster preparedness supplies during a specified timeframe, etc. APPROPRIATION: Indeterminate

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/27/2018 - Chapter No. 2018-118, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 841 (Ch. 2018-96), SB 100 (Ch. 2018-80)
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/19/2018 House • Filed
• Introduced -HJ 610
2/20/2018 House • Referred to Appropriations Committee -HJ 639
• PCS on Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 02/22/18, 1:00 pm, Webster Hall
2/22/2018 House • CS by- Appropriations Committee; YEAS 18 NAYS 7 -HJ 681
2/26/2018 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Appropriations Committee read 1st time -HJ 678, 679
2/27/2018 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 694
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/02/18
3/2/2018 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 782, 783
• Amendment(s) adopted (329559, 339019) -HJ 783, 787
• Amendment(s) failed (352701, 660147) -HJ 787
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/5/2018 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 847, 848
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 75 NAYS 35 -HJ 848, 849
3/5/2018 Senate • In Messages
3/6/2018 Senate • Referred to Appropriations -SJ 780
• Received -SJ 779
3/8/2018 Senate • Withdrawn from Appropriations -SJ 974
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 974
• Substituted for CS/CS/SB 620 -SJ 975
• Read 2nd time -SJ 939, 940
• Amendment(s) adopted (844462) -SJ 940, 961
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/11/2018 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 1053
• Amendment(s) reconsidered, adopted as amended (844462) -SJ 1054, 1056
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 33 NAYS 3 -SJ 1056
3/11/2018 House • In returning messages
• Concurred in 7 amendment(s) (365876, 540854, 628272, 648194, 784054, 844462, 911746) -HJ 1417, 1437
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 93 NAYS 12 -HJ 1437
• Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -HJ 1438
3/21/2018 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
3/23/2018 • Approved by Governor
3/27/2018 • Chapter No. 2018-118, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 841 (Ch. 2018-96), SB 100 (Ch. 2018-80)