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2011 Regular Session
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Bill Title: Relating to the taxation of sugar-sweetened beverages; appropriating money; prescribing an effective date; providing for revenue raising that requires approval by a three-fifths majority.
Catchline/Summary: Imposes excise tax on sale of sugar-sweetened beverages and concentrates.
Allows local governments to impose taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages or concentrates and provides for agreements between local governments and Department of Revenue for implementation of taxes. Establishes Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Tax Fund for purpose of distributing proceeds of tax. Establishes Health Promotion Fund to support programs designed to reduce and prevent obesity. Transfers proceeds of tax to Health Promotion Fund, Department of Human Services, Department of Education and General Fund. Applies to sugar-sweetened beverages and concentrates sold on or after January 1, 2012. Takes effect on 91st day following adjournment sine die.
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Fiscal Impact: May Have Fiscal Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued
Revenue Impact: May Have Revenue Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Current Location: In House Committee
Current Committee: House Committee On Revenue
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