Maine LD 322: An Act To Enhance the Creative Economy by Providing a Sales Tax Exemption to Incorporated Nonprofit Performing Arts Organizations

LD 322 (subjects: SALES AND USE TAX , EXEMPT PURCHASERS )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=322&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. Jennifer DeChant of Bath: (D – District 52) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook

4 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
2/10/2015 House Committee on Taxation suggested and ordered printed.
The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on TAXATION.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
2/12/2015 Senate On motion by Senator McCormick of Kennebec, REFERRED to the Committee on Taxation, in concurrence.
4/16/2015 House Reports READ.
On motion of Representative GOODE of Bangor, the Majority Ought Not to Pass Report was ACCEPTED.
ROLL CALL NO. 28
(Yeas 99 – Nays 45 – Absent 7 – Excused 0)
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
4/21/2015 Senate Reports READ.
On motion by Senator McCORMICK of Kennebec the Majority Ought Not to Pass Report ACCEPTED, in concurrence.
Placed in the Legislative Files (DEAD).

Bill Text

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An Act To Enhance the Creative Economy by Providing a Sales Tax Exemption to Incorporated Nonprofit Performing Arts Organizations

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. Performing arts organizations. Sales to incorporated nonprofit performing arts organizations organized for the purpose of providing performing arts programs to a live audience. For the purposes of this subsection, “performing arts program” means a performance, including a visual, graphic, musical, dance or theater presentation, in which an artist uses body or voice to convey artistic expression.

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

summary

This bill provides a sales tax exemption for sales to incorporated nonprofit performing arts organizations.

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