Novelty cigarette lighters; sale or purchase by persons under age 18 years of age, penalty. (HB1728)

Introduced By

Del. Matt Lohr (R-Harrisonburg) with support from co-patron Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Sale or purchase of novelty cigarette lighters; civil penalty. Provides that any person who sells to, distributes to, purchases for or knowingly permits the purchase by any person less than 18 years of age, knowing or having reason to believe that such person is less than 18 years of age, any cigarette lighter that is not readily identifiable as such, is punishable by a civil penalty of no more than $100 and that any person less than 18 years of age who attempts to purchase a cigarette lighter that is not readily identifiable as such is likewise punishable by a civil penalty of no more than $100. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
12/20/2006Committee
12/20/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 073030382
12/20/2006Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
01/15/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB1728)