2011 Regular Session


File Code: Commercial Law - Generally Prior Year Introduction As: HB 1558/10 - ECM Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 1206
Sponsored By:
Senators Benson, Currie, Jones-Rodwell, Montgomery, and Ramirez
Commercial Law - Sales of Unpackaged Cigarettes - Prohibitions and Penalties


Prohibiting specified persons from purchasing, selling, reselling, distributing, dispensing, or giving away to any person in the State specified unpackaged cigarettes; prohibiting a person from making available for use by another person a tobacco product rolling machine to produce an unpackaged cigarette; providing that a person who possesses, sells, or attempts to sell specified cigarettes is in violation of a specified provision of law; establishing penalties for a violation of specified provisions of the Act; 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 Finance
Hearing 3/17 at 1:00 p.m.
Hearing cancelled
Unfavorable Report by Finance Withdrawn
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Joanne C. Benson, District 24
Senator Ulysses Currie, District 25
Senator Verna L. Jones-Rodwell, District 44
Senator Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Senator Victor R. Ramirez, District 47

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Cigarettes -see also- Smoking
Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Elec. Comm.; etc
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Commercial Law
( 11-5A-01 , 11-5A-02 , 11-5A-03 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Not available at this time
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :