Bill Text: IA SF213 | 2021-2022 | 89th General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: A bill for an act exempting the sale of feminine hygiene products and diapers from the sales tax.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 9-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-02-08 - Subcommittee: Sinclair, Petersen, and Sweeney. S.J. 274. [SF213 Detail]

Download: Iowa-2021-SF213-Introduced.html
Senate File 213 - Introduced SENATE FILE 213 BY BOLKCOM , BOULTON , RAGAN , GIDDENS , WAHLS , TRONE GARRIOTT , JOCHUM , T. TAYLOR , and DOTZLER A BILL FOR An Act exempting the sale of feminine hygiene products and 1 diapers from the sales tax. 2 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 3 TLSB 1262XS (4) 89 jm/jh
S.F. 213 Section 1. Section 423.3, subsection 68, paragraph c, 1 subparagraph (1), subparagraph division (a), Code 2021, is 2 amended to read as follows: 3 (a) “Clothing” includes but is not limited to the 4 following: aprons, household and shop; athletic supporters; 5 baby receiving blankets; bathing suits and caps; beach capes 6 and coats; belts and suspenders; boots; coats and jackets; 7 costumes; diapers (children and adults, including disposable 8 diapers); earmuffs; footlets; formal wear; garters and garter 9 belts; girdles; gloves and mittens for general use; hats 10 and caps; hosiery; insoles for shoes; lab coats; neckties; 11 overshoes; pantyhose; rainwear; rubber pants; sandals; 12 scarves; shoes and shoelaces; slippers; sneakers; socks and 13 stockings; steel-toed shoes; underwear; uniforms, athletic and 14 nonathletic; and wedding apparel. 15 Sec. 2. Section 423.3, Code 2021, is amended by adding the 16 following new subsections: 17 NEW SUBSECTION . 107. The sales price from the sale of 18 feminine hygiene products. For purposes of this subsection, 19 “feminine hygiene products” means sanitary napkins, tampons, or 20 other similar items used for feminine hygiene. 21 NEW SUBSECTION . 108. The sales price from the sale of a 22 child or adult diaper, whether cloth or disposable. 23 EXPLANATION 24 The inclusion of this explanation does not constitute agreement with 25 the explanation’s substance by the members of the general assembly. 26 This bill exempts the sale of feminine hygiene products, 27 as defined in the bill, from the sales tax. The bill also 28 exempts the sale of child and adult diapers, whether cloth or 29 disposable. 30 The bill makes a conforming amendment in Code section 31 423.3(68)(c)(1)(a) by striking a reference to child and adult 32 diapers that relate to the tax free holiday. 33 By operation of Code section 423.6, an item exempt from the 34 imposition of the sales tax is also exempt from the use tax 35 -1- LSB 1262XS (4) 89 jm/jh 1/ 2
S.F. 213 imposed in Code section 423.5. 1 -2- LSB 1262XS (4) 89 jm/jh 2/ 2