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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 861        FILED ON: 1/15/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2503


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



F. Jay Barrows


To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act relative to the bundled cell phone taxation.






F. Jay Barrows

1st Bristol

Stephen L. DiNatale

3rd Worcester

Keiko M. Orrall

12th Bristol

David T. Vieira

3rd Barnstable

Elizabeth A. Poirier

14th Bristol

Donald Humason


Steven S. Howitt

4th Bristol

Louis L. Kafka

8th Norfolk

Michael O. Moore

Second Worcester

Tom Sannicandro

7th Middlesex

Kay Khan

11th Middlesex

James J. Dwyer

30th Middlesex

Bradley H. Jones, Jr.

20th Middlesex

Randy Hunt

5th Barnstable

Paul K. Frost

7th Worcester

Denise C. Garlick

13th Norfolk

Kimberly N. Ferguson

1st Worcester

Matthew A. Beaton

11th Worcester

James B. Eldridge

Middlesex and Worcester

Bruce E. Tarr

First Essex and Middlesex

Carlos Henriquez

5th Suffolk

Timothy R. Madden

Barnstable, Dukes and Nantucket

Ryan C. Fattman

18th Worcester

HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 861        FILED ON: 1/15/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2503

By Mr. Barrows of Mansfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2503) of F. Jay Barrows and others relative to the sales tax on mobile telecommunications devices purchased with a service contract.  Revenue. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen



An Act relative to the bundled cell phone taxation.


              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:

              Section 1 of chapter 64H of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the word “services.” in line 204 the following new sentence:--

              In the case of the sale by a vendor of a mobile telecommunications device with mobile telecommunications services, the tax shall be imposed upon the sales price of the mobile telecommunications device. 

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