Cigarette tax; Tax Commissioner shall convene a working group to review current policies, report. (SB1085)

Introduced By

Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Local cigarette tax enforcement.  Provides that local cigarette tax enforcement would be conducted under guidelines and rules established by the Department of Taxation. The guidelines and rules developed by the Department would include uniform penalties for violations of cigarette stamping requirements and a uniform system of appeals for the review of actions taken by localities in enforcing cigarette tax ordinances. Amends § 58.1-3832, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11101300D
01/11/2011Referred to Committee on Finance
01/25/2011Impact statement from TAX (SB1085)
01/26/2011Reported from Finance with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2011Committee substitute printed 11104663D-S1
01/27/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2011Passed by for the day
01/31/2011Read second time
01/31/2011Reading of substitute waived
01/31/2011Committee substitute agreed to 11104663D-S1
01/31/2011Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1085S1
02/01/2011Read 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 Rules
02/09/2011Impact statement from TAX (SB1085S1)
02/10/2011Referred from Rules
02/10/2011Referred to Committee on Finance
02/14/2011Reported from Finance (21-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)
02/21/2011Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1085ER)
02/21/2011Signed by Speaker
02/22/2011Impact statement from TAX (SB1085ER)
02/22/2011Signed by President
03/18/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 293 (effective 7/1/11)
03/18/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0293)


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 45 seconds.