SB 431 Permits sales tax on food for the City of Independence
Sponsor: Callahan
LR Number: 0941S.01T Fiscal Note: 0941-01
Committee: Economic Development, Tourism & Local Government
Last Action: 7/14/2005 - Signed by Governor Journal Page:
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: Emergency Clause
House Handler: Sutherland

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SB 431 - This act permits the city council of the city of Independence to levy up to a two percent sales tax on food to be known as the "Museum and Tourism-Related Tax". Pending voter approval, the legislation would designate fifty percent of the proceeds to redevelopment and continuing operation of the National Frontier Trials Museum, which shall be deposited in the "Museum Trust Fund". The other fifty percent of funds derived from this tax would be deposited in the "Tourism Related Trust Fund" and used for such purposes.

JASON ZAMKUS