SB 1008 Apples; establishing an excise tax.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)
Referendum on question of levying excise tax on apples; penalty.  Directs the Board of Agriculture and Consumer Services to authorize the holding of a referendum on the levy of an excise tax of 2.5 cents per tree run bushel of ungraded apples grown in the Commonwealth for sale by producers of at least 5,000 tree run bushels per calendar year. The bill defines "tree run bushel" as a bushel of harvested apples that have not yet been graded or sized.  This bill is identical to HB 1746.

Full text:
01/11/05  Senate: Prefiled & ordered printed; offered 01/12/05 052086732  pdf | impact statement
01/26/05  Senate: Printed as engrossed 052086732-E  pdf | impact statement
03/07/05  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1008ER)  pdf | impact statement
04/05/05  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0864)  pdf

Amendments:
House amendments
House amendments engrossed
Senate amendments

Status:
01/11/05  Senate: Prefiled & ordered printed; offered 01/12/05 052086732
01/11/05  Senate: Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/24/05  Senate: Reported from A. C. & N. R. w/amd (13-Y 1-N)
01/25/05  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
01/25/05  Senate: VOTE: CONST. RDG. DISPENSED R (38-Y 0-N)
01/26/05  Senate: Read second time
01/26/05  Senate: Reading of amendment waived
01/26/05  Senate: Committee amendment agreed to
01/26/05  Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1008E
01/26/05  Senate: Printed as engrossed 052086732-E
01/27/05  Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (33-Y 4-N)
01/27/05  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE (33-Y 4-N)
01/27/05  Senate: Rec. of passage agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)
01/27/05  Senate: VOTE: RECONSIDER (38-Y 0-N)
01/27/05  Senate: Passed Senate (34-Y 4-N)
01/27/05  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE (34-Y 4-N)
01/27/05  Senate: Communicated to House
02/08/05  House: Placed on Calendar
02/08/05  House: Read first time
02/08/05  House: Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
02/16/05  House: Reported from A., C. & N. R. w/amendments (22-Y 0-N)
02/17/05  House: Read second time
02/18/05  House: Read third time
02/18/05  House: Committee amendments agreed to
02/18/05  House: Engrossed by House as amended
02/18/05  House: Passed House with amendments BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/18/05  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N)
02/22/05  Senate: House amendments agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/22/05  Senate: VOTE: CONCUR HOUSE AMENDMENT (40-Y 0-N)
03/07/05  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1008ER)
03/09/05  Senate: Enrolled
03/09/05  House: Signed by Speaker
03/11/05  Senate: Signed by President
03/28/05  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 864 (effective 7/1/05)
04/05/05  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0864)