Reduced cigarette ignition propensity; eliminates an exemption. (SB307)

Introduced By

Sen. Harry Blevins (R-Chesapeake)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Reduced cigarette ignition propensity.  Eliminates an exemption that currently allows retailers to sell from their inventory cigarettes that do not comply with reduced ignition propensity standards if the cigarettes were stamped prior to January 1, 2010, which was the effective date of the legislation establishing the standards. This measure provides that retailers will not be subject to the requirements regarding the sale of reduced ignition propensity cigarettes only with respect to sales occurring prior to July 1, 2012. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/10/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12
01/10/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12103658D
01/10/2012Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/20/2012Impact statement from DPB (SB307)
01/23/2012Reported from Commerce and Labor with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2012Read second time
01/26/2012Reading of amendment waived
01/26/2012Committee amendment agreed to
01/26/2012Engrossed by Senate as amended SB307E
01/26/2012Printed as engrossed 12103658D-E
01/27/2012Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2012Impact statement from DPB (SB307E)
02/13/2012Placed on Calendar
02/13/2012Read first time
02/13/2012Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/16/2012Reported from Commerce and Labor (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2012Read second time
02/21/2012Read third time
02/21/2012Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-0Y 0-N)
02/21/2012VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2012Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB307ER)
02/24/2012Impact statement from DPB (SB307ER)
02/24/2012Signed by Speaker
02/27/2012Signed by President
03/08/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 195 (effective 7/1/12)
03/08/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0195)


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 50 seconds.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1088.