2009 Regular Session


File Code: Taxes - Miscellaneous Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 1237
Sponsored By:
Senators Currie, King, and McFadden
Moist Snuff - Taxation and Regulation


Altering the tobacco tax rate for moist snuff from 15% of the wholesale price of the product to 75 cents per ounce of the product; requiring that tobacco tax revenues from moist snuff be distributed to the Cigarette Restitution Fund for specified purposes; requiring that specified revenues be appropriated for activities aimed at cancer research; prohibiting a moist snuff manufacturer from engaging in specified advertising, distribution, promotion, and other activities related to the sale of moist snuff; 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 Ulysses Currie, District 25
Senator Nancy J. King, District 39
Senator Nathaniel J. McFadden, District 45

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Art, Music and Cultural Affairs -see also- Museums; Theaters
Attorney General
Cigarettes -see also- Smoking
Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Elec. Comm.; etc
Contracts -see also- Land Installment Contracts; Procurement
Diseases -see also- AIDS; Rabies
Health -see also- Mental Health
Labor, Licensing, and Regulation, Department of
Mass Transit -see also- Buses; Railroads
Medical Research
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees & Taxes; specific tax.
Rules and Regulations
Signs and Billboards
Sports and Recreation

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Business Regulation
( 16-701 , 16-702 , 16-703 , 16-704 , 16-705 , 16-706 , 16-707 , 16-708 , 16-709 , 16-710 , 16-711 , 16-712 , 16-713 )
State Finance and Procurement
( 7-317 )
Tax - General
( 2-1602.1 , 2-1603 , 12-101 , 12-105 , 12-202 )


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