HB 3601 makes a variety of changes to the tax code, increasing the cigarette tax, increasing taxes on larger corporations and wealthier individuals, reducing taxes on small businesses who report taxes as personal income tax, and many other changes. The Bill passed by a vote of 18-10. It took a minimum of 18 votes to pass. Very close vote.
The Senate will now take up HB5101, the appropriation bill for education and mental health services.