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2,232 Section 232. 77.51 (1p) of the statutes is created to read:
77.51 (1p) "Computer software" means a set of coded instructions designed to cause a computer or automatic data processing equipment to perform a task.
2,233 Section 233. 77.51 (1pd) of the statutes is created to read:
77.51 (1pd) "Computer software maintenance contract" means a contract that obligates a vendor of computer software to provide a customer with future updates or upgrades to computer software, computer software support services, or both.
2,234 Section 234. 77.51 (1r) of the statutes is created to read:
77.51 (1r) "Conference bridging service" means an ancillary service that links 2 or more participants of an audio or video conference call and may include providing a telephone number, but does not include the telecommunications services used to reach the conference bridge.
2,235 Section 235. 77.51 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
77.51 (2) "Contractors" and "subcontractors" are the consumers of tangible personal property or items, property, or goods under s. 77.52 (1) (b), (c), or (d) used by them in real property construction activities and the sales and use tax applies to the sale of tangible personal property or items, property, or goods under s. 77.52 (1) (b), (c), or (d) to them. A contractor engaged primarily in real property construction activities may use resale certificates only with respect to purchases of tangible personal property or items, property, or goods under s. 77.52 (1) (b), (c), or (d) which the contractor has sound reason to believe the contractor will sell to customers for whom the contractor will not perform real property construction activities involving the use of such tangible personal property or items, property, or goods under s. 77.52 (1) (b), (c), or (d). In this subsection, "real property construction activities" means activities that occur at a site where tangible personal property or items, property, or goods under s. 77.52 (1) (b), (c), or (d) that is are applied or adapted to the use or purpose to which real property is devoted is are affixed to that real property, if the intent of the person who affixes that property is to make a permanent accession to the real property. In this subsection, "real property construction activities" do does not include affixing to real property tangible personal property or items, property, or goods under s. 77.52 (1) (b), (c), or (d) that remains remain tangible personal property after it is they are affixed.
2,236 Section 236. 77.51 (2k) of the statutes is created to read:
77.51 (2k) "Delivered electronically" means delivered to a purchaser by means other than by tangible storage media.
2,237 Section 237. 77.51 (2m) of the statutes is created to read:
77.51 (2m) "Delivery charges" means charges by a seller to prepare and deliver tangible personal property, or items, property, or goods under s. 77.52 (1) (b), (c), or (d), or services to a location designated by the purchaser of the tangible personal property, or items, property, or goods under s. 77.52 (1) (b), (c), or (d), or services, including charges for transportation, shipping, postage, handling, crating, and packing.
2,238 Section 238. 77.51 (3c) of the statutes is created to read:
77.51 (3c) "Detailed telecommunications billing service" means an ancillary service that separately indicates information pertaining to individual calls on a customer's billing statement.
2,239 Section 239. 77.51 (3n) of the statutes is created to read:
77.51 (3n) "Dietary supplement" means a product, other than tobacco, that is intended to supplement a person's diet, if all of the following apply:
(a) The product contains any of the following ingredients or any combination of any of the following ingredients:
1. A vitamin.
2. A mineral.
3. An herb or other botanical.
4. An amino acid.
5. A dietary substance that is intended for human consumption to supplement the diet by increasing total dietary intake.
6. A concentrate, metabolite, constituent, or extract.
(b) The product is intended for ingestion in tablet, capsule, powder, soft-gel, gel-cap, or liquid form, or, if not intended for ingestion in such forms, is not represented as conventional food and is not represented for use as the sole item of a meal or diet.
(c) The product is required to be labeled as a dietary supplement as required under 21 CFR 101.36.
2,240 Section 240. 77.51 (3p) of the statutes is created to read:
77.51 (3p) "Digital audiovisual works" means a series of related images that, when shown in succession, impart an impression of motion, along with accompanying sounds, if any, and that are transferred electronically. "Digital audiovisual works" includes motion pictures, musical videos, news and entertainment programs, and live events, but does not include video greeting cards or video or electronic games.
2,241 Section 241. 77.51 (3pa) of the statutes is created to read:
77.51 (3pa) "Digital audio works" means works that result from the fixation of a series of musical, spoken, or other sounds that are transferred electronically, including prerecorded or live music, prerecorded or live readings of books or other written materials, prerecorded or live speeches, ringtones, or other sound recordings but not including audio greeting cards sent by electronic mail.
2,242 Section 242. 77.51 (3pb) of the statutes is created to read:
77.51 (3pb) "Digital books" means works that are generally recognized in the ordinary and usual sense as books and are transferred electronically. "Digital books" includes any literary work, other than a digital audio work or digital audiovisual work, that is expressed in words, numbers, or other verbal or numerical symbols or indicia, if the literary work is generally recognized in the ordinary and usual sense as a book, work of fiction or nonfiction, or a short story, but does not include newspapers or other news or information products, periodicals, chat room discussions, or blogs.
2,243 Section 243. 77.51 (3pc) of the statutes is created to read:
77.51 (3pc) "Digital code" means a code that provides the person who holds the code a right to obtain an additional digital good, a digital audiovisual work, digital audio work, or digital book and that may be obtained by any means, including tangible forms and electronic mail, regardless of whether the code is designated as song code, video code, or book code. "Digital code" includes codes used to access or obtain any specified digital goods, or any additional digital goods that have been previously purchased, and promotion cards or codes that are purchased by a retailer or other business entity for use by the retailer's or entity's customers. "Digital code" does not include the following:
(a) A code that represents any redeemable card, gift card, or gift certificate that entitles the holder of such card or certificate to select any specified digital goods or additional digital goods at the cash value indicated by the card or certificate.
(b) Digital cash that represents a monetary value that a customer may use to pay for a future purchase.
2,244 Section 244. 77.51 (3pd) of the statutes is created to read:
77.51 (3pd) "Direct mail" means printed material that is delivered or distributed by the U.S. postal service or other delivery service to a mass audience or to addressees on a mailing list provided by or at the direction of the purchaser of the printed material, if the cost of the printed material or any tangible personal property or items, property, or goods under s. 77.52 (1) (b), (c), or (d) included with the printed material is not billed directly to the recipients of the printed material. "Direct mail" includes any tangible personal property, or items, property, or goods under s. 77.52 (1) (b), (c), or (d) provided directly or indirectly by the purchaser of the printed material to the seller of the printed material for inclusion in any package containing the printed material, including billing invoices, return envelopes, and additional marketing materials. "Direct mail" does not include multiple items of printed material delivered to a single address.
2,245 Section 245. 77.51 (3pe) of the statutes is created to read:
77.51 (3pe) "Directory assistance" means an ancillary service that provides telephone numbers or addresses.
2,246 Section 246. 77.51 (3pf) of the statutes is created to read:
77.51 (3pf) "Distinct and identifiable product" does not include any of the following:
(a) Packaging, including containers, boxes, sacks, bags, bottles, and envelopes; and other materials, including wrapping, labels, tags, and instruction guides; that accompany, and are incidental or immaterial to, the retail sale of any product.
(b) A product that is provided free of charge to the consumer in conjunction with the required purchase of another product, if the sales price of the other product does not vary depending on whether the product provided free of charge is included in the transaction.
(c) Any items specified under sub. (12m) (a) or (15b) (a).
2,247 Section 247. 77.51 (3pj) of the statutes is created to read:
77.51 (3pj) "Drug" means a compound, substance, or preparation, or any component of them, other than food and food ingredients, dietary supplements, or alcoholic beverages, to which any of the following applies:
(a) It is listed in the United States Pharmacopoeia, Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia of the United States, or National Formulary, or any supplement to any of them.
(b) It is intended for use in diagnosing, curing, mitigating, treating, or preventing a disease.
(c) It is intended to affect a function or structure of the body.
2,248 Section 248. 77.51 (3pm) of the statutes is created to read:
77.51 (3pm) "Durable medical equipment" means equipment, including the repair parts and replacement parts for the equipment that is primarily and customarily used for a medical purpose related to a person; that can withstand repeated use; that is not generally useful to a person who is not ill or injured; and that is not placed in or worn on the body. "Durable medical equipment" does not include mobility-enhancing equipment.
2,249 Section 249. 77.51 (3pn) of the statutes is created to read:
77.51 (3pn) "Eight hundred service" means a telecommunications service that allows a caller to dial a toll-free number without incurring a charge for the call and is marketed under "800," "855," "866," "877," or "888" toll-free calling, or any other number designated as toll-free by the federal communications commission.
2,250 Section 250. 77.51 (3po) of the statutes is created to read:
77.51 (3po) "Electronic" means relating to technology having electrical, digital, magnetic, wireless, optical, electromagnetic, or similar capabilities.
2,251 Section 251. 77.51 (3rm) of the statutes is created to read:
77.51 (3rm) "Finished artwork" means the final art used for actual reproduction by photomechanical or other processes or for display purposes. "Finished artwork" also includes all of the following items regardless of whether such items are reproduced:
(a) Drawings.
(b) Paintings.
(c) Designs.
(d) Photographs.
(e) Lettering.
(f) Paste-ups.
(g) Mechanicals.
(h) Assemblies.
(i) Charts.
(j) Graphs.
(k) Illustrative materials.
2,252 Section 252. 77.51 (3rn) of the statutes is created to read:
77.51 (3rn) "Fixed wireless service" means a telecommunications service that provides radio communication between fixed points.
2,253 Section 253. 77.51 (3t) of the statutes is created to read:
77.51 (3t) "Food and food ingredient" means a substance in liquid, concentrated, solid, frozen, dried, or dehydrated form, that is sold for ingestion, or for chewing, by humans and that is ingested or chewed for its taste or nutritional value. "Food and food ingredient" does not include alcoholic beverages or tobacco.
2,254 Section 254. 77.51 (4) of the statutes is repealed.
2,255 Section 255. 77.51 (5) of the statutes is amended to read:
77.51 (5) For purposes of subs. (13) (e) and (f) and (14) (L) (15a) and s. 77.52 (2m) , "incidental" means depending upon or appertaining to something else as primary; something necessary, appertaining to, or depending upon another which is termed the principal; or something incidental to the main purpose of the service. Tangible personal property or items, property, or goods under s. 77.52 (1) (b), (c), or (d) transferred by a service provider is incidental to the service if the purchaser's main purpose or objective is to obtain the service rather than the property, items, or goods, even though the property, items, or goods may be necessary or essential to providing the service.
2,256 Section 256. 77.51 (5d) of the statutes is created to read:
77.51 (5d) "International telecommunications services" means telecommunications services that originate or terminate in the United States, including the District of Columbia and any U.S. territory or possession and originate or terminate outside of the United States, including the District of Columbia and any U.S. territory or possession.
2,257 Section 257. 77.51 (5n) of the statutes is created to read:
77.51 (5n) "Interstate telecommunications services" means telecommunications services that originate in one state or U.S. territory or possession and terminate in a different state or U.S. territory or possession.
2,258 Section 258. 77.51 (5r) of the statutes is created to read:
77.51 (5r) "Intrastate telecommunications services" means telecommunications services that originate in one state or U.S. territory or possession and terminate in the same state or U.S. territory or possession.
2,259 Section 259. 77.51 (6m) of the statutes is renumbered 77.51 (5m) and amended to read:
77.51 (5m) For purposes of s. 77.54 (48) 77.585 (9), "Internet equipment used in the broadband market" means equipment that is capable of transmitting data packets or Internet signals at speeds of at least 200 kilobits per second in either direction.
2,260 Section 260. 77.51 (7) of the statutes is repealed and recreated to read:
77.51 (7) (a) "Lease or rental" means any transfer of possession or control of tangible personal property or items, property, or goods under s. 77.52 (1) (b), (c), or (d) for a fixed or indeterminate term and for consideration and includes:
1. A transfer that includes future options to purchase or extend.
2. Agreements related to the transfer of possession or control of motor vehicles or trailers, if the amount of any consideration may be increased or decreased by reference to the amount realized on the sale or other disposition of such motor vehicles or trailers, consistent with section 7701 (h) (1) of the Internal Revenue Code.
(b) "Lease or rental" does not include any of the following:
1. A transfer of possession or control of tangible personal property or items, property, or goods under s. 77.52 (1) (b), (c), or (d) under a security agreement or deferred payment plan, if such agreement or plan requires transferring title to the tangible personal property or items, property, or goods under s. 77.52 (1) (b), (c), or (d) after making all required payments.
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