2009 Regular Session


File Code: Business Regulation and Occupations Prior Year Introduction As: HB 617/08 - ECM
Sponsored By:
Delegates Tarrant, Anderson, Carter, Glenn, Howard, Kullen, Manno, Morhaim, Oaks, Rice, and Taylor
Cigarette - Definition


Altering the definition of cigarette in connection with tobacco taxes, the regulation of cigarette businesses and the sale of cigarettes below cost, and specified cigarette fire safety standards to include specified tobacco products that are wrapped in specified substances and weigh less than a specified amount and specified tobacco products likely to be offered to, or purchased by, consumers as cigarettes; and providing for a delayed effective date for provisions of the Act.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Economic Matters
Hearing 2/24 at 1:00 p.m.
Hearing cancelled
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters Withdrawn
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Shawn Z. Tarrant, District 40
Delegate Curt Anderson, District 43
Delegate Jill P. Carter, District 41
Delegate Cheryl D. Glenn, District 45
Delegate Carolyn J. B. Howard, District 24
Delegate Sue Kullen, District 27B
Delegate Roger P. Manno, District 19
Delegate Dan K. Morhaim, District 11
Delegate Nathaniel T. Oaks, District 41
Delegate Craig L. Rice, District 15
Delegate Herman L. Taylor, Jr., District 14

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Cigarettes -see also- Smoking
Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Elec. Comm.; etc
Fire Protection
Prices -see also- Consumer Price Index
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees & Taxes; specific tax.

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Business Regulation
( 16-101 , 16-601 )
Commercial Law
( 11-501 )
Tax - General
( 12-101 , 12-101 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Not available at this time
Amendments: None offered