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Bill Title: Relating to property tax exemption for food processing equipment; and prescribing an effective date.
Catchline/Summary: Exempts from property taxation qualified machinery and equipment used to process grains, bakery products, dairy products and eggs.
Exempts from property taxation qualified machinery and equipment used to process grains, bakery products, dairy products and eggs. Excludes from definition of "food processor" persons engaged in business of producing marijuana or any product containing marijuana or marijuana extract and persons without wholesale license issued by State Department of Agriculture engaged in business of producing bakery products. Requires qualified machinery and equipment used to process grains or bakery products to have real market value of at least $100,000 when placed in service to be eligible for exemption. Provides that qualified machinery and equipment used to process bakery products is ineligible for exemption if proceeds from retail sales made at processing site constitute more than 10 percent of all proceeds from sales made at processing site. Authorizes State] department of Agriculture] to fix, assess and collect fees on food processors for certification of qualified machinery and equipment for purposes of exemption statute. Requires department to submit report to Legislative Assembly on impact of amendments to exemption statute. Takes effect on 91st day following adjournment sine die.
Chapter Number: Chapter 827
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