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CS/SB 542: Back-to-school Sales Tax Holiday

GENERAL BILL by Commerce and Tourism ; Perry

Back-to-school Sales Tax Holiday; Providing exemptions from the sales and use tax on the retail sale of certain clothing, wallets, bags, school supplies, personal computers, and personal computer-related accessories during a specified timeframe; specifying locations where the exemptions do not apply; authorizing certain dealers to opt out of participating in the tax holiday, subject to certain requirements, etc. APPROPRIATION: $237,000

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 3/14/2020 Senate - Died on Calendar
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Commerce and Tourism (CM)
  2. Finance and Tax (FT)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/17/2019 Senate • Filed
11/1/2019 Senate • Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Finance and Tax; Appropriations -SJ 42
11/5/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Commerce and Tourism, 11/12/19, 10:30 am, 110 Senate Building
11/12/2019 Senate • CS by Commerce and Tourism; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 133
11/13/2019 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
11/18/2019 Senate • Now in Finance and Tax
1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 42
• CS by Commerce and Tourism read 1st time -SJ 127
2/10/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Finance and Tax, 02/13/20, 12:30 pm, 401 Senate Building
2/13/2020 Senate • Favorable by Finance and Tax; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 324
2/14/2020 Senate • Now in Appropriations
2/24/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/27/20, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
2/27/2020 Senate • Favorable by- Appropriations; YEAS 19 NAYS 0 -SJ 357
2/28/2020 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
3/14/2020 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died on Calendar