Floridians could save on hurricane and school supplies under a bill now heading to the Senate floor. The Senate Appropriations Committee unanimously approved a bill earlier today to hold a sales tax holiday on hurricane supplies from May 31 through June 6 and on school supplies from Aug. 2 through Aug. 4. The hurricane supplies sales tax holiday would apply to items like batteries, coolers, generators and other items residents might need during and after a storm. school supplies would apply to items like clothing, shoes, backpacks, laptops, notebooks, pencils and more.