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LABI Bill Positions.

Bill LABI Position

HB221: SALES & USE TAX

Expands the state sales tax exclusion for pollution control machinery and equipment to include agriculture and timber industries when such devices are required by the EPA.

Neutral

HB220: SALES & USE TAX

Reduces the state sales tax rate to 2%, and eliminates all exemptions against the tax.

Neutral

HB195: HB195

Provides relative to the tax treatment of certain corporeal movable property located in La. in a foreign trade zone (OR INCREASE GF RV See Note)               

Neutral

HB196: MINERALS/MINERAL BOARD

Increases the leasing fee that the State Mineral and Energy Board is authorized to collect in addition to the total cash bonus paid at the lease sale.

Oppose

HB174: TAX/PERSONAL INCOME

Makes the reduction in the individual income tax credit for taxes paid to other states permanent.

Oppose

HB163: TAX/PERSONAL INCOME

Reduces the individual income tax deduction for excess federal itemized deductions.

Neutral

HB166: TAX/CORPORATE INCOME & FRANCHISE

Defines the terms "inventory" and "retailer" to permit eligibility for the tax credit for taxes paid on inventory items rented and ultimately intended for sale.

Neutral

HB170: TAX/SEVERANCE-EXEMPTION

Repeals the exemption from severance tax for oil and gas production from a horizontally drilled well.

Oppose

HB157: PUBLIC RECORDS

Authorizes the assessment of a civil penalty not to exceed $100 per day for arbitrarily or capriciously withholding a record.

Neutral

HB141: JUVENILES/DELINQUENTS

Provides relative to the submission of delinquency records to certain officials of the school where the child is enrolled.

Neutral