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House Bill 542; Regular Session 2017-2018


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An Act amending the act of March 4, 1971 (P.L.6, No.2), known as the Tax Reform Code of 1971, further providing for the title of the act; in sales and use tax, further providing for definitions, for imposition of tax and for exclusions from tax; providing for marketplace providers and marketplace sellers; further providing for remote sales reports; in personal income tax, providing for the Pennsylvania ABLE Savings Program Tax Exemption, repealing provisions relating to contribution for Korea/Vietnam Memorial National Education Center and further providing for operational provisions; in corporate net income tax, further providing for definitions and providing for qualified manufacturing innovation and reinvestment deduction; in gross receipts tax, further providing for imposition of tax and establishing the Natural Gas Optimization Fund and Natural Gas Optimization Program; in realty transfer tax, further providing for definitions and for exempt parties; in entertainment production tax credit, further providing for definitions and for credit for qualified film production expenses, providing for film production tax credit districts and establishing the Entertainment Economic Enhancement Program; in city revitalization and improvement zones, further providing for restrictions and for transfer of property; in neighborhood improvement zones, further providing for definitions and providing for transfer of property; in keystone opportunity zones, keystone opportunity expansion zones and keystone opportunity improvement zones, further providing for additional keystone opportunity zones; in inheritance tax, further providing for timely mailing treated as timely filing and payment; providing for an electric grid virtual financial transactions tax; in Public Transportation Assistance Fund, further providing for fund; providing for fireworks, for unconventional gas wells, for unconventional natural gas air quality protection and for environmental permitting reform; in procedure and administration, further providing for petition for reassessment, for petition procedure and for review by board; providing for Tobacco Master Settlement Payment Fund; in general provisions, further providing for timely filing; providing for severability; and making related repeals.
PN 0568
Referred to FINANCE, Feb. 17, 2017
PN 1563
Reported as amended, April 25, 2017
First consideration, April 25, 2017
Laid on the table, April 25, 2017
Removed from table, April 26, 2017
Second consideration, May 8, 2017
Re-committed to APPROPRIATIONS, May 8, 2017
Re-reported as committed, May 9, 2017
Third consideration and final passage, May 9, 2017 (176-18)
In the Senate
Referred to FINANCE, May 15, 2017
Reported as committed, June 26, 2017
First consideration, June 26, 2017
Second consideration, June 27, 2017
Re-referred to APPROPRIATIONS, June 27, 2017
PN 2259
Re-reported as amended, July 26, 2017
Third consideration and final passage, July 27, 2017 (26-24)
(Remarks see Senate Journal Page ), July 27, 2017
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