Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemptions include for alternative fuel burning stoves. (HB1640)

Introduced By

Del. Tommy Wright (R-Victoria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Sales and use tax; exemption for alternative fuel burning stoves. Provides an exemption from the retail sales and use tax beginning July 1, 2007, and ending July 1, 2012, for multifuel heating stoves used by the individual purchaser for heating his residence. Such stoves are capable of burning a variety of alternative fuels, including, but not limited to, shelled corn, wood pellets, cherry pits, and olive pits. Read the Bill »


02/21/2007: signed by governor


11/28/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 067391556
11/28/2006Referred to Committee on Finance
01/10/2007Assigned Finance sub: #2 (Purkey)
01/11/2007Impact statement from TAX (HB1640)
01/19/2007Read first time
01/22/2007Read second time and engrossed
01/23/2007Read third time and passed House (85-Y 8-N)
01/24/2007Communicated to Senate
01/24/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
01/24/2007Referred to Committee on Finance
02/05/2007Impact statement from TAX (HB1640E)
02/05/2007Impact statement from TAX (HB1640)
02/08/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/08/2007VOTE: (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2007Read third time
02/09/2007Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/09/2007VOTE: (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2007Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1640ER)
02/13/2007Signed by Speaker
02/14/2007Signed by President
02/16/2007Impact statement from TAX (HB1640ER)
02/21/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 84 (effective 7/1/07)
03/13/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0084)