Help | Staff Login
2015 Regular Session
Overview
At the request of:
Chief Sponsors: Representative Lininger, Smith
Regular Sponsors: (Presession Filed)
Bill Title: Relating to marijuana; and prescribing an effective date.
Catchline/Summary: Imposes tax on retail sale of marijuana items, to be imposed upon consumers and collected and remitted by marijuana retailers.
Provides that local governments may prohibit medical marijuana facilities and producers, processors and sellers of marijuana from being located within one mile of school.] Declares emergency, effective on passage.] Requires marijuana retailers to submit returns quarterly. Directs Department of Revenue to administer and enforce provisions of tax. Repeals existing privilege tax imposed on marijuana producers and administered and enforced by Oregon Liquor Control Commission. Applies to retail sales by licensed marijuana retailers of marijuana items occurring on or after January 1, 2016. Requires proceeds of tax to be deposited in Oregon Marijuana Account and provides for distributions from account. Prohibits cities and counties that pass ordinances prohibiting medical or recreational marijuana facilities or sites from receiving proceeds of marijuana taxation. Corrects provisions in personal income and corporate excise tax law that allow exceptions, for marijuana-related activities, to prohibition against deduction for trade or business expenses connected to trafficking in controlled substances. Applies to conduct occurring on or after January 1, 2016, and to tax years beginning on or after January 1, 2016. Requires that medical marijuana dispensaries selling to nonmedical marijuana cardholders collect 25 percent tax on all sales made on or after January 4, 2016. Repeals tax on December 31, 2016. Takes effect on 91st day following adjournment sine die.
Chapter Number: Chapter 699
Fiscal Impact: Fiscal Impact Issued
Revenue Impact: Revenue Impact Issued
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Current Location: Chapter Number Assigned
Current Committee:
Current Subcommittee:
Subsequent Referral(s):
Measure History
Scheduled Events