Contraband cigarettes; allows forfeiture if possesed in violation of laws regarding sale. (SB1022)

Introduced By

Sen. Janet Howell (D-Reston) with support from co-patron Sen. Tommy Norment (R-Williamsburg)

Progress

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

Description

Forfeiture of cigarettes. Allows forfeiture of cigarettes possessed in violation of laws regarding the sale, purchase, transport, receipt, or possession of unstamped cigarettes and the possession with intent to distribute of certain amounts of tax-paid cigarettes if the violation is knowing and intentional. Amends § 19.2-386.21, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/08/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13102139D
01/08/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/21/2013Reported from Courts of Justice (12-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2013Read second time and engrossed
01/24/2013Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2013Placed on Calendar
02/02/2013Read first time
02/02/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/06/2013Assigned Courts sub: #1 Criminal
02/08/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/11/2013Reported from Courts of Justice (17-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2013Read second time
02/14/2013Read third time
02/14/2013Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/14/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2013Enrolled
02/19/2013Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1022ER)
02/19/2013Signed by Speaker
02/20/2013Signed by President
03/20/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 627 (effective 7/1/13)
03/20/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0627)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 1 minute.