Maine LD 13: An Act To Provide an Exemption from Sales Tax and Service Provider Tax to Nonprofit Collaboratives of Libraries

LD 13 (subjects: SALES AND USE TAX , EXEMPT PURCHASERS )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=13&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text & Amendments | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Sen. Geoffrey Gratwick of Penobscot: (D – District 9) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook

9 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
1/13/2015 Senate Committee on TAXATION
suggested and ordered printed
On motion by Senator McCormick of Kennebec REFERRED to the Committee on TAXATION
Ordered sent down forthwith for concurrence.
1/14/2015 House Bill REFERRED to the Committee on TAXATION.
In concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
3/10/2015 Senate Report READ and ACCEPTED
READ ONCE
Committee Amendment “A” (S-1) READ and ADOPTED
Assigned for Second Reading next Legislative Day
3/11/2015 Senate COMMITTEE ON BILLS IN THE SECOND READING REPORTS NO FURTHER VERBAL AMENDMENTS NECESSARY, Senator Saviello, Senate Chair. REPORT ACCEPTED.
READ A SECOND TIME and PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY Committee Amendment “A” (S-1).
Ordered sent down forthwith for concurrence.
3/12/2015 House CONSENT CALENDAR – FIRST DAY
3/17/2015 House Committee on Bills in the Second Reading Reports no further verbal amendments necessary Representative McLEAN of Gorham, Chair, House of Representatives Report Accepted.
CONSENT CALENDAR – SECOND DAY.
The Bill was PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED as Amended by Committee Amendment “A” (S-1).
In concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
3/18/2015 House PASSED TO BE ENACTED.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
3/19/2015 Senate PASSED TO BE ENACTED, in concurrence.
4/2/2015 Senate On motion by Senator MASON of Androscoggin Tabled until Later in Today’s Session, pending CONSIDERATION
Unfinished Business
4/7/2015 Senate Unfinished Business
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4/14/2015 Senate Unfinished Business
4/16/2015 Senate Unfinished Business
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4/30/2015 Senate Unfinished Business
5/5/2015 Senate Unfinished Business
5/6/2015 Senate Unfinished Business
5/7/2015 Senate Unfinished Business
5/12/2015 Senate Taken from the table by the President
On motion by Senator MASON of Androscoggin Tabled until Later in Today’s Session, pending CONSIDERATION
Unfinished Business
5/13/2015 Senate Taken from the table by the President
LD 13 In Senate, May 13, 2015, this Bill, having been returned by the Governor, together with objections to the same pursuant to the provisions of the Constitution of the State of Maine, after reconsideration, the Senate proceeded to vote on the question: “Shall this Bill become a law notwithstanding the objections of the Governor?” 15 in the Affirmative and 20 in the Negative , accordingly it was the vote of the Senate that the Bill not become law and the VETO was SUSTAINED.

Bill Text & Amendments

Important Note: The bill text below presents L.D. 13 as originally introduced. L.D. 13 was changed by the legislature through amendment. To understand the impact of this legislation in proper context, be sure to read adopted amendment text, available here: C-A (S-1) .

An Act To Provide an Exemption from Sales Tax and Service Provider Tax to Nonprofit Collaboratives of Libraries

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 36 MRSA 1760, sub- 96 is enacted to read:

96. Nonprofit library collaboratives. Sales to nonprofit collaboratives of academic, public, school and special libraries that provide support for library resource sharing, promote quality library information services and support the cultural, educational and economic development of the State.

Sec. 2. 36 MRSA 2557, sub- 35, as enacted by PL 2009, c. 434, 34, is amended to read:

35. Certain fabrication services. The production of tangible personal property if a sale to the consumer of that tangible personal property would be exempt or otherwise not subject to tax under Part 3; and

Sec. 3. 36 MRSA 2557, sub- 36, as enacted by PL 2009, c. 434, 35, is amended to read:

36. Fuel used at a manufacturing facility. Ninety-five percent of the sale price of fabrication services for the production of fuel for use at a manufacturing facility as defined in section 1752, subsection 6-A . ; and

Sec. 4. 36 MRSA 2557, sub- 37 is enacted to read:

37. Nonprofit library collaboratives. Sales to nonprofit collaboratives of academic, public, school and special libraries that provide support for library resource sharing, promote quality library information services and support the cultural, educational and economic development of the State.

Sec. 5. Effective date. This Act takes effect October 1, 2014.

Summary

This bill provides an exemption from sales tax and service provider tax for certain nonprofit library collaboratives.

Patterns of Support

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Note: Maine Clean Elections Act (MCEA) Qualified candidates only accept a small dollar value of initial contributions early in their campaigns, pledge not to accept further campaign contributions from private sources, and receive public funding for their campaigns. MCEA Non-Qualified candidates choose not to obtain public funding and instead are free to accept campaign contributions from individuals, party committees, political action committees and business sources.


This information about LD 13 was last updated on 2016-05-12.
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