2007-2008 Regular Session - HB 1139
Sales and use tax; transportation purposes; implement increase
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 8 of Title 48 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to sales and use taxes, so as to implement a 1 percent increase in the state-wide sales and use taxes to be used for transportation purposes; to not exempt motor fuels from such increase in the state-wide sales and use taxes; to amend Chapter 13 of Title 48 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to specific, business, and occupation taxes, so as to reflect the 1 percent increase in the sales and use tax; to provide for distribution of the proceeds of the state-wide transportation tax; to provide for related matters; to provide for a contingent effective date and applicability; to provide for automatic repeal under certain circumstances; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Feb/26/2008 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/11/2008 - House Second Readers
Feb/08/2008 - House First Readers
Feb/08/2008 - House Hopper