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 Bill Status of SB3524  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  SWEETENED BEVERAGE TAX

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Mattie Hunter - Jacqueline Y. Collins - Martin A. Sandoval - Heather A. Steans - Donne E. Trotter, Patricia Van Pelt and Ira I. Silverstein

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2015SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Sugar-Sweetened Beverages, Syrups, and Powder Tax Law. Imposes a tax on distributors of bottled sugar-sweetened beverages, syrups, or powders. Provides that the tax is imposed at the rate of $0.01 per ounce of bottled sugar-sweetened beverages sold or offered for sale to a retailer for sale in the State to a consumer. Provides that the distributor shall add the amount of the tax to the price of sugar-sweetened beverages sold to a retailer, and the retailer shall pass the amount of the tax through to the consumer. Requires those distributors to obtain permits. Contains provisions concerning the distribution of the proceeds. Effective January 1, 2015.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/14/2014SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Mattie Hunter
  2/14/2014SenateFirst Reading
  2/14/2014SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/20/2014SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  2/20/2014SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  2/20/2014SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Heather A. Steans
  2/21/2014SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Donne E. Trotter
  2/25/2014SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  3/4/2014SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  3/5/2014SenateAssigned to Public Health
  3/19/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Mattie Hunter
  3/19/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/19/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Public Health
  3/20/2014SenatePostponed - Public Health
  3/20/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Public Health
  3/26/2014SenatePostponed - Public Health
  3/26/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Public Health
  3/28/2014SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  3/28/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  1/13/2015SenateSession Sine Die

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