Cigarette tax stamps, local; same technology used or required by State. (HB277)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Local cigarette tax stamps.  Requires that beginning January 1, 2013, any local tax stamp or meter impression required to be used to evidence payment of the local cigarette tax shall be of the same stamp technology that is used or required by the Commonwealth for the state cigarette tax stamp. Amends § 58.1-3832, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/10/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100654D
01/10/2012Referred to Committee on Finance
01/12/2012Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #2
01/12/2012Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #1
01/12/2012Assigned Finance sub: #2
01/21/2012Impact statement from TAX (HB277)
01/25/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N)
01/30/2012Reported from Finance (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2012Read first time
02/01/2012Read second time and engrossed
02/02/2012Read third time and passed House (99-Y 0-N)
02/02/2012VOTE: PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
02/03/2012Referred to Committee on Finance
02/14/2012Impact statement from TAX (HB277)
02/15/2012Reported from Finance (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2012Read third time
02/17/2012Passed Senate (34-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2012Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB277ER)
02/21/2012Impact statement from TAX (HB277ER)
02/21/2012Signed by Speaker
02/22/2012Signed by President
03/06/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 89 (effective 7/1/12)
03/06/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 89 (effective 1/1/13)
03/06/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0089)


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 1 minute.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB394.