Master Settlement Agreement; regulation of cigarette manufacturers. (SB1059)

Introduced By

Sen. Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville)

Progress

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

Description

Master Settlement Agreement; regulation of cigarette manufacturers.  Permits a tobacco manufacturer to request removal from the Virginia Tobacco Directory under certain circumstances, such as the cessation of business operations, without penalty. Resellers may continue to vend cigarettes from such a manufacturer under limited conditions. Any manufacturer, wholesaler or retail dealer selling cigarettes for resale of a manufacturer or brand family that has been removed from the Directory shall notify the purchaser, who shall receive a refund. Any failure of the manufacturer to provide the purchaser with the refund shall be subject to a civil penalty of $500 for each violation. The bill also extends the safe harbor for selling lawfully stamped cigarettes that have been removed from the Directory from 14 days to 45 days. Amends § 3.2-4207, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/11/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11103546D
01/11/2011Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/17/2011Rereferred from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/17/2011Rereferred to Courts of Justice
01/19/2011Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/31/2011Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2011Read second time and engrossed
02/03/2011Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2011Placed on Calendar
02/07/2011Read first time
02/07/2011Referred to Committee on Finance
02/08/2011Assigned Finance sub: #1
02/10/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting (11-Y 0-N)
02/11/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB1059)
02/14/2011Reported from Finance (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2011Read second time
02/16/2011Read third time
02/16/2011Passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/16/2011VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2011Enrolled
02/21/2011Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1059ER)
02/21/2011Signed by Speaker
02/22/2011Signed by President
03/26/2011Governor's recommendation received by Senate
03/29/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB1059ER)
04/05/2011Placed on Calendar
04/06/2011Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/06/2011Passed by temporarily
04/06/2011House concurred in Governor's recommendation (97-Y 0-N)
04/06/2011VOTE: ADOPTION (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/06/2011G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/06/2011Reenrolled
04/06/2011Reenrolled bill text (SB1059ER2)
04/06/2011Signed by President as reenrolled
04/06/2011Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/06/2011Enacted, Chapter 846 (effective 7/1/11)
04/06/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0846)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 55 seconds.