Senator Greg Reed, who was recently elected President Pro Tem of the Senate, said that the legislative session has already passed three key pieces of legislation that will help individuals and businesses within the state. The legislation passed included eliminating the paying of state sales tax on any type of COVID benefits received from the federal government. This includes stimulus checks for individuals and the Payroll Protection Plan benefits for businesses. Also, the legislature passed legislation that will protect businesses from frivolous lawsuits in relation to COVID liability. The third piece of legislation, according to Reed, renews a recruitment incentive bill that will allow for new businesses and the expansion of existing businesses.
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