SB 842 Amends provisions for the exemption from sales and use tax of electricity used in manufacturing
Sponsor: Ridgeway
LR Number: 4246S.01I Fiscal Note: 4246-01
Committee: Ways & Means
Last Action: 1/17/2006 - Second Read and Referred S Ways & Means Committee Journal Page: S93
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Effective Date: August 28, 2006

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SB 842 - Under current law, in order for a manufacturer to receive an exemption from sales tax for electrical energy used in the primary manufacture of a product, the manufacturer must prove that the total cost of electricity used exceeds ten percent of the total cost of production or that the raw materials used in the primary manufacture of a product contain at least twenty-five percent recovered materials. This act creates a rebuttable presumption that the raw materials used in the primary manufacture of automobiles contain at least twenty-five percent recovered materials.

This act is identical to SB 440 (2005).

JASON ZAMKUS