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2019 House Bill 4203: Revise prosthetics sales tax exemption

Public Act 46 of 2020

Introduced by Rep. Lynn Afendoulis (R) on February 19, 2019
To remove a requirement that a prosthetic device must be ordered in a prescription to qualify for a sales tax exemption.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Tax Policy Committee on February 19, 2019
Reported in the House on September 4, 2019
Refer to the Committee on Ways and Means with the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted.
Referred to the House Ways and Means Committee on September 4, 2019
Reported in the House on December 4, 2019
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
To not remove a requirement that a prosthetic device must be ordered in a prescription to qualify for a sales tax exemption, but do exempt from sales tax their sale to a hospital or freestanding surgical outpatient facility for implanting into a patient, with or without prescription.
Received in the Senate on January 8, 2020
Referred to the Senate Finance Committee on January 8, 2020
Reported in the Senate on January 30, 2020
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Amendment offered by Sen. Mallory McMorrow (D) on February 18, 2020
To require that any state school aid fund tax revenue lost due to this tax exemption must be “reimbursed” by transferring to it an equivalent amount of revenue from other state taxes.
The amendment failed 16 to 22 in the Senate on February 18, 2020.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To not remove a requirement that a prosthetic device must be ordered in a prescription to qualify for a sales tax exemption, but do exempt from sales tax their sale to a hospital or freestanding surgical outpatient facility for implanting into a patient, with or without presciption.
Signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on March 3, 2020

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