FL H0979 | 2019 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Failed on May 3 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-05-03 - Died in Commerce and Tourism
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [PDF]


Deletes prohibitions against dealer advertising or holding out to public that he or she will absorb all or part of sales & use tax or will relieve purchaser of all or part of tax; authorizes dealers, subject to specified conditions, to advertise or hold out to public that they will absorb all or part of tax or refund any part thereof to purchaser; revises criminal penalty; provides that certain persons who unlawfully fail to remit absorbed sales taxes are guilty of theft of state funds.

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Sales Tax Absorption


Roll Calls

2019-04-25 - House - House: Third Reading RCS#265 (Y: 112 N: 0 NV: 5 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2019-05-03SenateDied in Commerce and Tourism
2019-05-03SenateIndefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
2019-04-26SenateReferred to Commerce and Tourism; Finance and Tax; Rules
2019-04-26SenateIn Messages
2019-04-25HouseCS passed; YEAS 112 NAYS 0
2019-04-25HouseRead 3rd time
2019-04-25HouseRead 2nd time
2019-04-22HousePlaced on Special Order Calendar, 04/25/19
2019-04-18HouseReferred to- Calendar
2019-04-18HouseOriginal reference(s) removed: Business and Professions Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee
2019-04-17HouseCS by Ways and Means Committee read 1st time
2019-04-17HousePending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
2019-04-17HouseCS by Ways and Means Committee; YEAS 16 NAYS 0
2019-04-15HouseOn Committee agenda-- Ways and Means Committee, 04/17/19, 8:00 am, Morris Hall
2019-02-28HouseReferred to Ways and Means Committee; Business and Professions Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee

Same As/Similar To

S1066 (Same As) 2019-05-03 - Died in Finance and Tax

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
21207Amended CodeSee Bill Text
21215Amended CodeSee Bill Text

Florida State Sources

Bill Comments