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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.175 188th (2013 - 2014)

An Act establishing a certain sales tax holiday in 2013

By Mr. Hart, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 175) of John Hart, Jr. for legislation to establish a sales tax holiday in August 2013. Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.

Bill Information

Presenter:
John Hart, Jr.

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to provide forthwith for a certain exemption from the sales tax, therefore, it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Bill History

Displaying 1 to 25 of 30 actions for Bill S.175
Date Branch Action
1/22/2013 Senate Referred to the committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies
1/22/2013 House House concurred
6/24/2013 Joint Hearing scheduled for 06/26/2013 from 11:00 AM-01:00 PM in 437
7/29/2013 House Bill reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on House Ways and Means
7/31/2013 House Committee recommended ought to pass with an amendment and referred to the committee on House Steering, Policy and Scheduling with the amendment pending
7/31/2013 House Committee reported that the matter be placed in the Orders of the Day for the next sitting for a second reading with the amendment pending
7/31/2013 House Rules suspended
7/31/2013 House Read second (amendment adopted, as recommended by the committee on House Ways and Means)
7/31/2013 House Amendment 2 rejected
7/31/2013 House Amendment 3 rejected
7/31/2013 House Amendment 4 rejected
7/31/2013 House Amendment 5 rejected
7/31/2013 House Amendment 6 rejected
7/31/2013 House Ordered to a third reading
7/31/2013 House Rules suspended
7/31/2013 House Read third (title changed), amended and passed to be engrossed
7/31/2013 Senate Read
7/31/2013 Senate Rules suspended
7/31/2013 Senate Read second
7/31/2013 Senate Amendment (Pacheco) rejected
7/31/2013 Senate Amendment (Tarr) rejected
7/31/2013 Senate Amendment (Tarr) rejected
7/31/2013 Senate Amendment (Tarr) rejected
7/31/2013 Senate Ordered to a third reading
7/31/2013 Senate Read third and passed to be engrossed

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