Sales tax; exemption for food purchased for human consumption & essential personal hygiene products. (HB90)

Introduced By

Del. Joe McNamara (R-Roanoke) with support from co-patron Sen. David Suetterlein (R-Salem)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Sales tax; exemption for food purchased for human consumption and essential personal hygiene products. Exempts food purchased for human consumption and essential personal hygiene products (the grocery tax) from all state, regional, and local sales taxes. The bill dedicates an amount equal to a 0.182 percent sales and use tax to cities and counties as a supplemental school payment. Such payment shall, from July 1, 2022, until July 1, 2024, be distributed based on each city and county's estimated average share of monthly distributions attributable to the tax on such food and hygiene products between February 2020 and December 2021. Beginning July 1, 2024, such payment shall be based upon each city and county's pro rata share of total local sales and use taxes. Read the Bill »

Status

03/02/2022: Passed the Senate

History

DateAction
01/06/2022Committee
01/06/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22100681D
01/06/2022Referred to Committee on Finance
01/20/2022Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #3
01/23/2022Impact statement from TAX (HB90)
02/02/2022Reported from Finance (13-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2022Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/11/2022House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/11/2022Reported from Appropriations with substitute (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2022Committee substitute printed 22106361D-H1
02/13/2022Read first time
02/13/2022
02/14/2022Read second time
02/14/2022Committee substitute agreed to 22106361D-H1
02/14/2022Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB90H1
02/15/2022Read third time and passed House (80-Y 20-N)
02/15/2022VOTE: Passage (80-Y 20-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2022Constitutional reading dispensed
02/16/2022Referred to Committee on Finance and Appropriations
02/23/2022House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/24/2022Impact statement from TAX (HB90H1)
02/24/2022House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
03/01/2022Reported from Finance and Appropriations with substitute (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2022Committee substitute printed 22107276D-S1
03/02/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2022Read third time
03/02/2022Reading of substitute waived
03/02/2022Committee substitute agreed to 22107286D-S1
03/02/2022Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB90S1
03/02/2022Passed Senate with substitute (38-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2022Senate substitute rejected by House 22107286D-S1 (0-Y 97-N)
03/02/2022VOTE: Rejected (0-Y 97-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2022Passed by temporarily
03/02/2022Senate insisted on substitute (34-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2022Senate requested conference committee
03/02/2022House acceded to request
03/02/2022Conferees appointed by House
03/02/2022Delegates: McNamara, Durant, Keam
03/02/2022Conferees appointed by Senate
03/02/2022Senators: Boysko, Barker, Norment
03/02/2022Committee substitute agreed to 22107276D-S1
03/02/2022Senate substitute rejected by House 22107276D-S1 (0-Y 97-N)
03/04/2022Impact statement from TAX (HB90S1)
03/12/2022Continued to 2022 Sp. Sess. pursuant to HJR 455
03/12/2022Continued to 2022 Sp. Sess. pursuant to HJR 455
03/12/2022Continued to 2022 Sp. Sess. 1 pursuant to HJR455

Comments

Bill Peabody writes:

Come election time the issue will be simple.
Grocery tax relief yes / no
Standard deduction adjustment yes/no

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