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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2869         FILED ON: 1/21/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2494

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Cory Atkins

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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 sales tax..

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Ellen Story

3rd Hampshire

George T. Ross

2nd Bristol


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2869        FILED ON: 1/21/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2494

By Ms. Atkins of Concord,  a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2494) of Ellen Story and George T. Ross relative to the sales tax on certain food products.  Revenue. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 2669 OF 2009-2010.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to the sales tax..
 

              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.  Subsection (h) of section 6 of chapter 64H of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the first sentence the following sentence:-  “Food products” does not include limited nutritional items sold in all retail stores.

              SECTION 2.  Said chapter 64H is hereby further amended by inserting after section 6 the following section:-

              Section 6A.  Under the provisions of this chapter, a sales tax shall be imposed on the sale in any retail store of any food product that has limited nutritional value.

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