SB 222

  • Hawaii Senate Bill
  • 2017 Regular Session
  • Introduced in Senate Jan 20, 2017
  • Senate
  • House
  • Governor

Relating To The General Excise Tax.


Exempts gross receipts from the sale of mobility enhancing equipment, durable medical equipment, prosthetic devices, prescription drugs sold pursuant to a doctor's prescription, diabetic supplies, medical oxygen, and human blood and its derivatives from the general excise tax. Amends the definition of "prosthetic device" to include devices worn on the body. Amends the definition of "prescription drugs". (SD1)

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Feb 07, 2017

Hawaii State Legislature

Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM.

Hawaii State Legislature

Reported from CPH (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 58) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to WAM.

Jan 27, 2017

Hawaii State Legislature

The committee(s) on CPH recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in CPH were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) Baker, Nishihara, S. Chang, Espero, Ruderman; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Ihara, Kidani.

Jan 23, 2017

Hawaii State Legislature

The committee(s) on CPH has scheduled a public hearing on 01-27-17 9:30AM in conference room 229.

Jan 20, 2017

Hawaii State Legislature


Hawaii State Legislature

Referred to CPH, WAM.

  • Referral-Committee
Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Ways and Means

Hawaii State Legislature

Passed First Reading.

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