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2008 House Bill 262: Increase multiple Kentucky taxes
Introduced by Rep. Jim Wayne (D) on January 10, 2008 To increase taxes on tobacco products, motor fuels, and increase the sales tax on various services.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Appropriations and Revenue Committee on January 15, 2008
Referred in the House on March 4, 2008 Favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar.
Substitute offered in the House on March 4, 2008 To replace all existing language with a sales tax exemption for lemurs.
Amendment offered by Rep. Bill Farmer (R) on March 11, 2008 To sunset the 25 cent surtax cigarettes and the 6.25% increase on other tobacco products on June 30, 2010.
Amendment offered by Rep. David Floyd (R) on March 11, 2008 To sunset the cigarette tax increase on June 30, 2010.
Amendment offered by Rep. Harry Moberly, Jr. (D) on March 11, 2008 To allow one-tenth of one cent ($0.001) of the July 1, 2008 increase in motor fuels taxes to be shared with local governments.
Amendment offered by Rep. Mary Lou Marzian (D) on March 11, 2008 To increase the cigarette tax by thirty five cents per pack and require that ten cents of that increase be used to fund mental health and substance abuse services provided by regional mental health and mental retardation boards.
Amendment offered by Rep. David Watkins (D) on March 11, 2008 To remove the provisions in the bill imposing sales tax on certain services and increase the cigarette tax by thirty cents per pack.
Substitute offered in the House on March 11, 2008 To increase the cigarette tax by 25 cents per pack, raise tobacco taxes, motor fuels taxes, and sales tax on various services.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on March 12, 2008 To increase the cigarette tax by 25 cents per pack, raise tobacco taxes, motor fuels taxes, and sales tax on various services.
Amendment offered by Rep. Jeffrey Hoover (R) on March 11, 2008 To suspend the application of the prevailing wage law for fiscal years 2009 and 2010, for all public works projects.
Amendment offered by Rep. Harry Moberly, Jr. (D) on March 12, 2008 To remove requirement for earmark of cancer research penny and remove quarterly limit of average wholesale price increase for motor fuels tax.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on March 12, 2008
Amendment offered by Rep. Bill Farmer (R) on March 12, 2008 To provide a sunset provision on certain tax increases dated June 30, 2010.
Amendment offered by Rep. Tim Moore (R) on March 12, 2008 To create a tax credit for individuals participating in a smoking cessation treatment program.
Passed 50 to 45 in the House on March 12, 2008.
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(same description)
To increase taxes on tobacco products, motor fuels, and increase the sales tax on various services.
Received in the Senate on March 13, 2008
Amendment offered by Sen. David E. Boswell (D) on March 13, 2008 To exempt air ambulance providers from the sales tax on air charter services.
Withdrawn in the Senate on March 27, 2008
Referred to the Senate Appropriations and Revenue Committee on March 17, 2008
Reported in the Senate on March 26, 2008 Favorably, to Rules.
Substitute offered in the Senate on March 26, 2008 To delete all provisions in the original bill and substitute with a rebate of income taxes paid by active duty military members and appropriate $10 million to the military service rebate fund. The substitute also creates a sales tax refund for governmental entities in counties with populations under 100,000 that own and operate a multipurpose facility available for public arts, sports, and entertainment performances. The substitute also provides individual income tax, corporation income tax, limited liability entity tax, and sales tax incentives for locating a film production facility in Kentucky or filming or producing a motion picture production in Kentucky.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on March 27, 2008
Amendment offered by Sen. Dan Kelly (R) on March 26, 2008 To include video services regardless of the method of delivery in the definition of multichannel video programming service for the purpose of offering tax breaks for motion picture productions.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on March 27, 2008
Amendment offered by Sen. Ray S. Jones, II (D) on March 26, 2008 To allow the rebate of sales taxes collected from the sale of tangible personal property to a governmental entity operating a public facility.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on March 27, 2008
Received in the House on March 28, 2008
Referred to the House Rules Committee on March 28, 2008

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