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HB 1237: Bottled Water Excise Tax


Bottled Water Excise Tax; Imposes excise tax on bottled water operators; specifies tax rate & trust fund for tax proceeds; requires tax proceeds to be used for certain purposes; specifies procedures for bottled water operators related to tax payments; authorizes DOR to settle or compromise taxes; providing recordkeeping requirements for bottled water operators; specifying the department's authority to inspect books and records, issue subpoenas, & apply for certain judicial orders; provides procedures for DOR in conducting audits; specifies procedures for claiming refunds; provides that taxes due remain a lien on certain property; requires suits brought by DOR for violations be brought in circuit court; provides criminal penalties.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 4/30/2021 House - Died in Ways & Means Committee
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    2/23/2021 House • Filed
    2/28/2021 House • Referred to Ways & Means Committee
    • Referred to Environment, Agriculture & Flooding Subcommittee
    • Referred to Appropriations Committee
    • Referred to State Affairs Committee
    • Now in Ways & Means Committee
    3/2/2021 House • 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
    4/30/2021 House • Died in Ways & Means Committee

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  • HB 1237, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/23/2021 at 3:23 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 652 Bottled Water Excise Tax Taddeo Identical Last Action: 4/30/2021 S Died in Environment and Natural Resources

    Citations - Statutes (6)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    211.40 Page 3 (pdf)
    211.41 Page 3 (pdf)
    211.42 Page 4 (pdf)
    211.43 Page 5 (pdf)
    211.44 Page 6 (pdf)
    211.45 Page 11 (pdf)

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