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

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


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



Cory Atkins


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..






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. 


SEE HOUSE, NO. 2669 OF 2009-2010.]

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts


In the Year Two Thousand Eleven



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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