Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemptions include pet carriers to list of hurricane preparedness items. (SB725)

Introduced By

Sen. Harry Blevins (R-Chesapeake)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Sales and use tax; sales tax holiday for certain hurricane preparedness equipment.  Adds portable pet carriers to the list of hurricane preparedness items that are exempt from the sales and use tax during the week of May 25 through May 31 each year. Read the Bill »


03/01/2010: Failed to Pass in Committee


01/25/2010Unanimous consent to introduce
01/25/2010Presented and ordered printed 10101845D
01/25/2010Referred to Committee on Finance
02/01/2010Impact statement from TAX (SB725)
02/03/2010Reported from Finance (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2010Read second time and engrossed
02/09/2010Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2010Impact statement from TAX (SB725)
02/16/2010Placed on Calendar
02/16/2010Read first time
02/16/2010Referred to Committee on Finance
02/17/2010Assigned Finance sub: #1
02/24/2010Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely (7-Y 3-N)
03/01/2010Passed by indefinitely in Finance