2017 Senate Bill 400

Senate Roll Call 486: Passed

To increase phone service levies and cell phone taxes imposed to pay for local 9-1-1 emergency phone service, and revise procedures and revenue allocations related to this tax. A monthly state user fee (tax) would go up from 19 cents to 25 cents per device, and the tax on pre-paid service from 1.92 percent to 5 percent. Also, to increase the amount of increase that county commissioners could impose without a vote of the people would rise from 42 cents to 48 cents per month.

30 Yeas / 6 Nays
Republican (20 Yeas / 6 Nays)
Democrat (10 Yeas / 0 Nays)
Excused or Not Voting (2)