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March 1, 2005

Senate Bill 1239: Tax Credit for Teaching Supplies

Sponsor:
Senator Russ Potts

Summary:
This bill would have provided a $250 tax deduction for teachers in public, private, or homeschool to reimburse the cost of teaching materials. The bill died in the House Appropriations Committee.

Status:

01/14/2005(Senate): Presented & ordered printed 055052788
01/14/2005(Senate): Referred to Committee on Finance
01/25/2005(Senate): Committee hearing.
02/01/2005(Senate): Reported From Finance With Amendments (15-Y 0-N) - Amendments changed the bill so that it didn't apply to homeschoolers.
02/03/2005(Senate): Passed by Senate as Amended.
02/04/2005(Senate): Communicated to House.
02/08/2005(House): Referred to Committee On Finance.
02/14/2005(House): Finance Committee Hearing. Reported from Finance with HSLDA's amendments that made the $250 tax deduction once again apply to homeschoolers (18-Y 3-N).
02/15/2005(House): Read Second time.
02/16/2006(House): Passed by for the day.
02/17/2005(House): Passed by for the day.
02/18/2005(House): Referred to the Committee on Appropriations.
02/21/2005(House): Left in Appropriations. Bill died.

HSLDA's Position:
Support.

Action Requested:
No more action is necessary.

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