Summary of the Committee Version of the Bill
HCS HB 2100 -- MOTOR VEHICLES
COMMITTEE ACTION: Voted "do pass" by the Committee on
Transportation by a vote of 12 to 0.
This substitute defines a sale at retail for state sales tax
purposes to include a motor vehicle, trailer, boat, or outboard
motor registration with the Director of the Department of Revenue
regardless of whether the sale took place in this state.
The substitute allows persons to operate certain motor vehicles
engaged in public safety or restoration of utility services on
public highways with dyed fuel during any Governor-declared state
emergency. Dyed motor fuel is exempt from the state excise tax
on motor fuels.
FISCAL NOTE: No impact on state funds in FY 2013, FY 2014, and
PROPONENTS: Supporters say that if we do not do this, people
will be going out of state to buy vehicles, will cost local
governments revenue and local auto dealers business.
Testifying for the bill were Representative Jones (117); St.
Joseph Area Legislative Coalition; Missouri Automobile Dealers
Association; Kansas City Missouri; City of St. Peters; Greene
County Commission; Missouri Recreational Vehicle Dealers
Association; County Commissioners Association of Missouri;
Missouri Association of Counties; St. Louis County Municipal
League; John Griesheimer; Missouri Municipal League; and City of
OPPONENTS: There was no opposition voiced to the committee.
OTHERS: Others testifying say that without the bill there could
be a loss of $30 million in revenue.
Testifying on the bill was Department of Revenue.
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