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Senate Bill 2; Regular Session 1999-2000


Printer's No.(PN):
Short Title:
An Act amending the act of March 4, 1971 (P.L.6, No.2), entitled Tax Reform Code of 1971, amending and adding definitions related to sales tax; further providing for the imposition of, exclusions from and the refund of sales tax; expanding eligibility for the special poverty provisions for personal income tax; revising capital stock franchise tax provisions to reduce the rates of taxation, to eliminate the minimum tax, to continue the provisions for the calculation of the manufacturing, processing, research and development exemptions, to further provide for capital stock franchise tax exemptions and exclusions and to provide for its phase out; further providing for credits against the insurance premiums tax assessments; providing for the gross receipts tax relating to certain telephone sales and services and for public utility realty tax transition impact limitations; further providing for eligibility for malt beverage tax credits; adding an inheritance tax definition; reducing and revising the rates of inheritance tax; providing a limited rebate program for homeowners; changing the distribution of tax revenue received by the State Racing Fund; and making repeals.
Referred to FINANCE, March 20, 2000
Reported as committed, March 21, 2000
First consideration, March 21, 2000
Second consideration, with amendments, April 10, 2000
Re-referred to APPROPRIATIONS, April 10, 2000
Re-reported as committed, April 11, 2000
Amended on third consideration, April 11, 2000
Third consideration and final passage, April 11, 2000 (49-0)
(Remarks see Senate Journal Page 1442), April 11, 2000
In the House
Referred to FINANCE, April 12, 2000
Reported as committed, April 12, 2000
First consideration, April 12, 2000
Laid on the table, April 12, 2000
Removed from table, April 12, 2000
Re-referred to APPROPRIATIONS, April 12, 2000
Re-reported as committed, April 17, 2000
Second consideration, April 17, 2000
Third consideration, with amendments, April 18, 2000
Final passage, April 18, 2000 (196-0)
(Remarks see House Journal Page 783), April 18, 2000
In the Senate
Re-reported on concurrence, as amended, May 16, 2000
Senate concurred in House amendments, as amended by the Senate, May 16, 2000 (43-4)
(Remarks see Senate Journal Page 1638), May 16, 2000
In the House
Referred to RULES, May 16, 2000
Re-reported on concurrence, as committed, May 16, 2000
House concurred in Senate amendments to House amendments, May 16, 2000 (198-0)
(Remarks see House Journal Page 1121), May 16, 2000
Signed in Senate, May 16, 2000
Signed in House, May 16, 2000
In hands of the Governor, May 17, 2000
Last day for action, May 27, 2000
Approved by the Governor, May 24, 2000
Act No. 23 of 2000, May 24, 2000
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