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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)

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  • 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    5/5/2017 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration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

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  • SB 988, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/16/2017 at 9:13 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 649 Cigarette Surcharge & Tax Russell Similar Last Action: 5/5/2017 H Died in Ways and Means Committee

    Citations - Statutes (6)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    210.011 Cigarette surcharge levied; collection. Page 1 (pdf)
    210.02 Cigarette tax imposed; collection. Page 4 (pdf)
    210.04 Construction; exemptions; collection. Page 7 (pdf)
    210.06 Affixation of stamps; presumption. Page 7 (pdf)
    210.085 Transactions only with permitted manufacturers, importers, distributing agents, dealers, and retail dealers. Page 8 (pdf)
    215.5602 James and Esther King Biomedical Research Program. Page 9 (pdf)

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