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HB 0763 - Sales Tax Exemption on Donated Food
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Tracking Level: Evaluating
Sponsor: Houston, Penny 170th (R)
Last Action: 7/1/2016 - Effective Date
House Committee: W&M
Senate Committee: FIN
Assigned To:
Sales Tax-LocalNext Bill

Staff Analysis of the Legislation

This legislation amends the exemption for the sale of food to a qualified food bank and the exemption from the use of food donated to a qualified nonprofit agency by removing the sunset from each exemption and making them both permanent. Both exemptions apply to state as well as local sales and use taxes.

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2015-2016 Regular Session - HB 763
Sales and use tax; exemption regarding certain food and food ingredients; remove sunset
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 8 of Title 48 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions regarding the state sales and use tax, so as to remove the sunset for the exemption regarding certain food and food ingredients; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2016 - Effective Date
May/03/2016 - Act 602
May/03/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor
Mar/29/2016 - House Sent to Governor
Mar/22/2016 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Mar/22/2016 - Senate Third Read
Mar/22/2016 - Senate Engrossed
Mar/11/2016 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/10/2016 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/23/2016 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/22/2016 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/22/2016 - House Third Readers
Feb/17/2016 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/15/2016 - House Second Readers
Jan/14/2016 - House First Readers
Jan/13/2016 - House Hopper
02/22/2016 Structured Rule; 3/22/2016 Engrossed in Senate
Mar/22/2016 - Senate Vote #672Yea(53)Nay(0)NV(0)
Mar/22/2016 - Senate Vote #657Yea(38)Nay(15)NV(2)
Feb/22/2016 - House Vote #571Yea(168)Nay(0)NV(4)
Past Versions

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