2009 Regular Session


File Code: Taxes - Sales and Use Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 528
Sponsored By:
Senators Garagiola, Currie, Exum, Forehand, Jones, King, Lenett, Madaleno, McFadden, Muse, Peters, Pinsky, Raskin, Robey, Rosapepe, and Zirkin
Tobacco Tax - Tax Stamps


Requiring the tobacco tax stamps that are required to be affixed to specified cigarettes to be capable of being read by specified technology and encrypted with specified information; requiring the Comptroller to consult with the Attorney General regarding counterfeit-resistant tax stamp technologies and the State's enforcement of the Master Settlement Agreement with leading United States tobacco product manufacturers providing for a delayed effective date; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
Senate Action
First Reading Budget and Taxation
Hearing 3/11 at 1:00 p.m.
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Rob Garagiola, District 15
Senator Ulysses Currie, District 25
Senator Nathaniel Exum, District 24
Senator Jennie M. Forehand, District 17
Senator Verna L. Jones, District 44
Senator Nancy J. King, District 39
Senator Mike Lenett, District 19
Senator Richard S. Madaleno, Jr., District 18
Senator Nathaniel J. McFadden, District 45
Senator C. Anthony Muse, District 26
Senator Douglas J. J. Peters, District 23
Senator Paul G. Pinsky, District 22
Senator Jamie Raskin, District 20
Senator James N. Robey, District 13
Senator Jim Rosapepe, District 21
Senator Bobby A. Zirkin, District 11

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Attorney General
Cigarettes -see also- Smoking
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees & Taxes; specific tax.
Stamps and Coins

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Tax - General
( 12-101 , 12-304 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered