Maine LD 226: An Act To Promote Efficiency in Food Pantry Operation

LD 226 (subjects: SALES AND USE TAX , EXEMPT ITEMS )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=226&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. Ralph Chapman of Brooksville: (D – District 133) — e-mail | Facebook

1 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
2/3/2015 House Committee on Taxation suggested and ordered printed.
The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on TAXATION.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
2/3/2015 Senate On motion by Senator MASON of Androscoggin Tabled until Later in Today’s Session, pending REFERENCE
Unfinished Business
2/5/2015 Senate Taken from the table by the President
On motion by Senator MASON of Androscoggin REFERRED to the Committee on TAXATION , in concurrence.
4/23/2015 Senate Pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3 Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)

Bill Text

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An Act To Promote Efficiency in Food Pantry Operation

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. Used goods. Sales of used tangible personal property by a nonprofit organization when the profits from the sales of that property are used by that nonprofit organization to purchase food products and provide those food products to the indigent at no cost.

Sec. 2. Effective date. This Act takes effect October 1, 2015.

SUMMARY

This bill provides a sales tax exemption for sales of used goods by a nonprofit organization when the profits from those sales are used by that nonprofit organization to purchase food and provide that food for free to the indigent.

Patterns of Support

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This information about LD 226 was last updated on 2016-05-12.
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