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HF 3814

as introduced - 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018) Posted on 03/26/2018 05:44pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to local government; modifying taxing authority; expanding the limit on
excise taxes and fees;amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 477A.016.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 477A.016, is amended to read:


477A.016 NEW TAXES PROHIBITED.

new text begin (a) new text endNo county, city, town or other taxing authority shall increase a present tax or impose
a new tax on sales or income.

new text begin (b) No county, city, town, or other taxing authority shall increase a present excise tax
or fee or impose a new excise tax or fee on either:
new text end

new text begin (1) the manufacture, distribution, wholesale, or retail sale of food, based on volume of
product sold, product sales value, or the type of product manufactured, distributed, or sold;
or
new text end

new text begin (2) any container used for transporting, protecting, or consuming food.
new text end

new text begin (c) For purposes of this section:
new text end

new text begin (1) "food" has the meaning given in section 34A.01, subdivision 4; and
new text end

new text begin (2) "container" means a bottle, cup, can, bag, or other packaging that is made from
plastic, aluminum, glass, cardboard, or other material.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following final enactment.
new text end