Introduced Version






SENATE BILL No. 175

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 6-2.5-5-39 .

Synopsis: Sales tax exemption for Energy Star appliances. Exempts sales of certain energy efficient appliances from the state gross retail tax for sales occurring after June 30, 2003, and before January 1, 2008.

Effective: Upon passage.





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    January 7, 2003, read first time and referred to Committee on Commerce and Consumer Affairs.







Introduced

First Regular Session 113th General Assembly (2003)


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SENATE BILL No. 175



    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning taxation.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

    SECTION 1. IC 6-2.5-5-39 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE]: Sec. 39. (a) This section applies to retail transactions that occur after June 30, 2003, and before January 1, 2008.
    (b) Sales of the following electrical appliances are exempt from the state gross retail tax if the electrical appliances meet or exceed the applicable Energy Star efficiency standards developed by the United States Environmental Protection Agency and the United States Department of Energy:
        (1) A clothes washer.
        (2) A refrigerator.
        (3) A dishwasher.
        (4) A room air conditioner.
    (c) The department may adopt rules under IC 4-22-2 to implement this section.
    (d) This section expires January 1, 2008.


    SECTION 2. An emergency is declared for this act.