SB 239 Levies a sales tax on food and hotel rooms in the City of Lamar Heights
Sponsor: Scott
LR Number: 1146S.01I Fiscal Note: 1146-01
Committee: Ways & Means
Last Action: 2/24/2005 - Hearing Conducted S Ways & Means Committee Journal Page:
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: Emergency Clause

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Current Bill Summary

SB 239 - This act, pending voter approval, would levy a six percent tax per room per night on all sleeping rooms paid for by transient guests in the city of Lamar Heights. Pending voter approval, the act would also levy a two percent sales tax on the gross receipts derived from the retail sales of food by every person operating a food establishment in Lamar Heights.

The revenue created by the imposition of these taxes will be used exclusively for the purpose of funding capital improvements.

This act contains an emergency clause.