House Committee on Ways and Means
May 15, 2017
9:30 a.m.
Room 6

Adjourned
 




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CALL TO ORDER

ROLL CALL

DISCUSSION OF LEGISLATION
 HB118HOFFMANNTAX/TOBACCO TAX - Levies an additional state excise tax on cigarettes (OR +$52,600,000 GF RV See Note)
 HB145GAROFALOTAX/AD VALOREM-EXEMPTION - (Constitutional Amendment) Establishes an ad valorem property tax exemption for the surviving spouse of a person who died while performing their duties as an emergency medical responder, technician, or paramedic (EN SEE FISC NOTE LF RV See Note)
 HB195REYNOLDSTAX - 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)
 HB221MCFARLANDTAX/SALES-USE, ST-EXEMPT - Provides for the state sales and use tax exclusion for pollution control machinery and equipment (OR DECREASE GF RV See Note)
 HB240BROADWATERTAX/SALES-USE, ST-EXEMPT - Provides for applicability of the sales and use tax exclusions for certain tangible personal property purchased for lease or rental (EG -$4,000,000 GF RV See Note)
 HB271HOFFMANNTAX/TOBACCO TAX - Levies an additional state excise tax on vapor products and electronic cigarettes (OR +$1,200,000 GF RV See Note)
 HB300DAVISTAX CREDITS - Provides relative to the amount of the research and development tax credit and authorizes transferability of the credit under certain circumstances (EN +$300,000 GF RV See Note)
 HB307LYONSTAX RETURN - Requires a tax clearance from the Dept. of Revenue for certain licenses, permits, tax resale certificates, and state contracts (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF RV See Note)
 HB313STOKESTAX CREDITS - Authorizes eligibility for the inventory tax credit for certain property held by persons engaged in the short term rental of such items (EN DECREASE GF RV See Note)
 HB337STOKESTAX CREDITS - Provides for an individual income tax credit for improvements made to the residences of individuals with certain disabilities (EN DECREASE GF RV See Note)
 HB345DAVISTAX/AD VALOREM-EXEMPTION - (Constitutional Amendment) Authorizes a parish local option concerning the amount of assessed value at which the homestead exemption shall apply (EG SEE FISC NOTE LF RV See Note)
 HB353STOKESTAX/INCOME TAX - (Constitutional Amendment) Eliminates the income tax deduction for federal income taxes paid for purposes of computing individual income taxes and the references to the maximum amount of individual income tax rates and brackets (EG SEE FISC NOTE See Note)
 HB396DWIGHTTAX/SALES-USE, ST-EXEMPT - Provides for the effectiveness and applicability of the state sales and use tax exclusion for sales of gold, silver, or numismatic coins, and platinum, gold, or silver bullion (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF RV See Note)
 HB427DUSTIN MILLERTAX CREDITS - Provides relative to the tax credit for certain medical providers (EN DECREASE GF RV See Note)
 HB434P.SMITHTAX/TAX REBATES - Reduces the amount of the rebate for taxpayer donations to school tuition organizations which provide scholarships for certain students to attend qualified schools (OR INCREASE GF RV See Note)
 HB461BISHOPTAX/SEVERANCE-EXEMPTION - Provides for severance tax exemptions for certain inactive and orphan wells (EN DECREASE GF RV See Note)
 HB501STOKESTAX/INCOME TAX - Changes the rates and brackets for purposes of calculating individual income tax liability and eliminates certain deductions and credits (RE +$5,000,000 GF RV See Note)
 HB508JAMESTAX CREDITS - Authorizes a fee for the transfer of film tax credits (EN INCREASE SD RV See Note)
 HB516BROADWATERTAX/SEVERANCE-EXEMPTION - Provides relative to the reductions to the rate of and exemptions from the severance tax (OR -$28,500 GF RV See Note)
 HB534JAMESTAX/TAX REBATES - Authorizes a rebate for taxpayers who donate to certain higher education scholarship and grant programs (RE -$5,000,000 GF RV See Note)
 HB555JACKSONTAX/CORP INCOME - Provides relative to the corporate income tax deduction for certain dividend income (EN DECREASE GF RV See Note)
 HB582P.SMITHTAX - Provides relative to the telecommunications tax for the deaf (EN +$4,700,000 SD RV See Note)
 HB601STOKESTAX/SALES-USE, LOCAL - Establishes the Louisiana Uniform Local Sales Tax Board (EN INCREASE OF EX See Note)
 HB629ANDERSTAX/SALES-USE, ST-EXEMPT - Adds certain polyroll tubing to the definition of farm equipment for purposes of the state sales and use tax exemption for certain farm equipment (EN -$690,000 GF RV See Note)
 HB631MORRISTAX CREDITS - Provides relative to the cap on the amount of motion picture production tax credits paid each year (EG SEE FISC NOTE GF RV See Note)
 HB639SCHEXNAYDERTAX CREDITS - Excludes compensation earned by certain out-of-state employees and nonresident businesses for disaster or emergency-related work performed during disaster periods from state income tax (RE1 DECREASE GF RV See Note)
 HB640STOKESTAX CREDITS - Provides for when a motion picture production tax credit is earned by a motion picture production company (EG1 SEE FISC NOTE GF RV See Note)
 HB641MCFARLANDTAX CREDITS - Establishes the La. Rural Jobs Act Tax Credit Program (RE -$90,000,000 GF RV See Note)
 HB646LEGERTAX CREDITS - Provides for changes to the sound recording investor tax credit and provides for the amount of the expenditure verification report fee and deposit (EN DECREASE GF RV See Note)
 HB655REYNOLDSTAX/SALES & USE - Provides with respect to the levy of state sales and use taxes on certain sales of services (OR +$202,000,000 GF RV See Note)
 HB669ZERINGUEPORTS/HARBORS/TERMINALS - Establishes a fee to fund dredging and deepening of waterways (OR INCREASE SD RV See Note)

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