|HB 1347-S - DIGEST|
|(NOT SUBSTITUTED FOR - SEE ORIGINAL BILL)|
Finds that: (1) Despite previous attempts at clarifying the manufacturing machinery and equipment exemption, significant ambiguity persists, particularly with respect to the scope of the exemption; and
(2) It is necessary to reaffirm the original intent in establishing the manufacturing machinery and equipment exemption.
Provides a new, stand-alone sales and use tax exemption for machinery and equipment used primarily in technological research and development operations by the state's four-year higher education institutions.