Roll-your-own cigarette machines; person who operates at a retail establishment is a manufacturer. (SB74)

Introduced By

Sen. John Watkins (R-Midlothian)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Roll-your-own cigarette machines.  Declares that any person who operates or maintains a roll-your-own cigarette machine at a retail establishment is a manufacturer of cigarettes, and resulting products from the machine are cigarettes. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/05/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12101110D
01/05/2012Referred to Committee on Finance
01/20/2012Impact statement from TAX (SB74)
01/25/2012Reported from Finance with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2012Committee substitute printed 12104594D-S1
01/26/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2012Read second time
01/27/2012Reading of substitute waived
01/27/2012Committee substitute agreed to 12104594D-S1
01/27/2012Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB74S1
01/30/2012Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2012Placed on Calendar
02/13/2012Read first time
02/13/2012Referred to Committee on Finance
02/13/2012Assigned Finance sub: #3
02/14/2012Impact statement from TAX (SB74S1)
02/17/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (5-Y 0-N)
02/20/2012Reported from Finance with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2012Committee substitute printed 12105480D-H1
02/21/2012Read second time
02/22/2012Read third time
02/22/2012Committee substitute agreed to 12105480D-H1
02/22/2012Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB74H1
02/22/2012Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (96-Y 0-N)
02/22/2012VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2012House substitute agreed to by Senate (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2012Title replaced 12105480D-H1
02/28/2012Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB74ER)
02/28/2012Signed by Speaker
02/29/2012Signed by President
03/01/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 68 (effective 7/1/12)
03/01/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0068)
03/05/2012Impact statement from TAX (SB74ER)


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: HB314.


andrea pomykala writes:

cant believe a republican would create this bill. Its a total job killer and hurts thousands financially with a higher cost of cigarettes.