- Introduced -

SB 11 - This act creates a state and local sales tax holiday for items of clothing (costing no more than $100 each), school supplies (costing no more than $50 per purchase) and personal computers (costing no more that $2000 each) sold during two three-day periods in August. The state will reimburse all local tax revenues lost in calendar year 2003 and individual political subdivisions may, by ordinance, opt their local sales taxes out of the holiday exemption beginning in calendar year 2004. A joint legislative committee is created to study and review the effect of the sales tax holiday and to report their findings and recommendations to the General Assembly by January 8, 2005.

The act has an emergency clause and a sunset date of July 1, 2005.