Introduced by Sen. Goeff Hansen (R) on January 19, 2011 To allow state income and business taxes to be paid by credit card. Under current law, these must be paid by bank draft, check, cashier's check, certified check, money order, cash, or electronic funds transfer. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Finance Committee on January 19, 2011
Reported in the Senate on April 26, 2011 With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on May 5, 2011 To replace the previous version of the bill with one that allows a processing fee to be charged for taxes paid by credit card, which could not be more than the state's actual cost.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on May 5, 2011