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SB 988: Cigarette Surcharge and Tax


Cigarette Surcharge and Tax; Revising the amounts and applicability of the cigarette surcharge and tax, respectively, which are levied upon the sale, receipt, purchase, possession, consumption, handling, distribution, and use of cigarettes; deleting provisions that authorize the Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco of the Department of Business and Professional Regulation to authorize manufacturers to distribute specified free sample packages of cigarettes without affixing surcharge and tax stamps under certain circumstances and that provide the basis for a certain surcharge and tax, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2017
Last Action: 5/5/2017 Senate - Died in Regulated Industries
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Regulated Industries (RI)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax (AFT)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/16/2017 Senate • Filed
2/23/2017 Senate • Referred to Regulated Industries; Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax; Appropriations -SJ 111
3/7/2017 Senate • Introduced -SJ 111
5/5/2017 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Regulated Industries