Senate Finance Committee Approves Five Bills

The Senate Finance Committee today (March 23) approved five bills, according to Committee Chairman Senator Scott Hutchinson (R-21).

Senate Bill 74, introduced by Senator Scott Martin, would allow companies to apply for a tax credit after donating to a Pennsylvania pediatric cancer research hospital. 

House Bill 230, introduced by Representative Frank Ryan, allows for dynamic scoring for revenue estimates by the Independent Fiscal Office for bills, in addition to the annual budget, which could have an impact of $50 million or more.

Senate Bill 286, introduced by Senator Camera Bartolotta, would amend the state Constitution to establish the “Taxpayer Protection Act” to limit spending increases.

Senate Bill 325, introduced by Senator Judy Ward, clarifies the sales tax exemption for multi-purpose agriculture vehicles.

Senate Bill 343, introduced by Senator Doug Mastriano, clarifies that Cervidae (deer) livestock operations are exempt from the Sales & Use Tax, regardless of whether the animals are marketed for game, recreational purposes, animal parts or products, or human consumption.

Click here for video of the Finance Committee meeting.

Contact:          Justin Leventry 

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