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4888Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 20000411Primary Sponsor: BattleAll Sponsors: Battle, Barfield, Hayes, Sharpe and WitherspoonDrafted Document Number: l:\council\bills\swb\5154sd00.docResiding Body: HouseCurrent Committee: Ways and Means Committee 30 HWMSubject: Sales tax exemptions, propane gas sales when used for agriculture purposes; FuelHistory Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ ______________________________________ _______ ____________ House 20000411 Introduced, read first time, 30 HWM referred to Committee Versions of This Bill
TO AMEND SECTION 12-36-2120, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO SALES TAX EXEMPTIONS GENERALLY INCLUDING THE EXEMPTION FOR THE SALE OF NATURAL GAS, LP GAS, AND ELECTRICITY TO PRODUCE CERTAIN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS OR ANIMALS SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT SUCH EXEMPTION ALSO INCLUDES THE SALE OF PROPANE GAS FOR THIS PURPOSE AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE SALE OF THESE GASES OR ELECTRICITY TO PRODUCE TOBACCO PLANTS IN GREENHOUSES THAT WILL SUBSEQUENTLY BE REPLANTED IS ALSO EXEMPT FROM THE SALES TAX.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 12-36-2120(32) of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 171 of 1991, is further amended to read:
"(32) natural, propane, and liquefied petroleum gas and electricity used exclusively in the production of poultry, livestock, swine, and milk and to produce tobacco plants in greenhouses that subsequently will be replanted;"
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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