House Bill 298 — Hospital sales tax exemption

Phil Haunschild 2019 House bill ratings

Bill description: HB 298 would remove the sales tax exemption hospitals receive on all purchases they make. Rating: 0 Does it increase government redistribution of wealth? Examples include the use of tax policy or other incentives to reward specific interest groups, businesses, politicians, or government employees with special favors or perks; transfer payments; and hiring additional government employees. Conversely, does …

House Bill 300 — Hemp transportation

Phil Haunschild 2019 House bill ratings

Bill description: HB 300 would provide legislative intent for the state department of Agriculture to develop a state plan for growing hemp and would allow for very restricted transport of hemp through the state. Rating: -1 Does it give government any new, additional, or expanded power to prohibit, restrict, or regulate activities in the free market? Conversely, does it eliminate …

House Bill 280— Vaping in a vehicle

Josh D'Orazio 2019 House bill ratings, Uncategorized

Bill description: HB 280 would establish a penalty for individuals who smoke or vape in a vehicle with a minor present. Rating: -1 Does it directly or indirectly create or increase penalties for victimless crimes or non-restorative penalties for non-violent crimes? Conversely, does it eliminate or decrease penalties for victimless crimes or non-restorative penalties for non-violent crimes? This bill would …

House Bill 279 — Data Center Tax Exemption

Phil Haunschild 2019 House bill ratings

Bill Description: House Bill 279 would give a tax exemption to data centers on their purchases of certain equipment. Rating: -2 Does it directly or indirectly create or increase any taxes, fees, or other assessments? Conversely, does it eliminate or reduce any taxes, fees, or other assessments?   This bill would grant a sales tax exemption that would save certain …

House Bill 241 — County fair taxing districts

Lindsay Atkinson 2019 House bill ratings

Bill description: HB 241 would establish a new type of taxing district, for county fairs. Rating: -5 Does it create, expand, or enlarge any agency, board, program, function, or activity of government? Conversely, does it eliminate or curtail the size or scope of government? House Bill 241 would expand government power by allowing for the creation of a new type …

House Bill 277 — Medicaid expansion sideboards

Phil Haunschild 2019 House bill ratings

Bill description: House Bill 277 would establish cost-control measures around the Medicaid program to help keep the program from ballooning out of control. Rating: +4 Does it increase government redistribution of wealth? Examples include the use of tax policy or other incentives to reward specific interest groups, businesses, politicians, or government employees with special favors or perks; transfer payments; and …