Civil penalty; untaxed tobacco products. (SB285)

Introduced By

Sen. Janet Howell (D-Reston)

Progress

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

Description

Civil penalty; untaxed tobacco products. Creates a civil penalty for the import, transport, possession, or resale of untaxed tobacco products and delineates the respective penalty for first, second, and third or subsequent offenses. The bill also specifies a civil penalty for willful intent to defraud the Commonwealth of taxes levied on tobacco products. Amends § 58.1-1021.04:3, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/06/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14101320D
01/06/2014Referred to Committee on Finance
01/14/2014Impact statement from TAX (SB285)
01/14/2014Rereferred from Fin. (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/14/2014Rereferred to Courts of Justice
01/29/2014Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (12-Y 2-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
01/29/2014Committee substitute printed 14104577D-S1
01/31/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/03/2014Read second time
02/03/2014Reading of substitute waived
02/03/2014Committee substitute agreed to 14104577D-S1
02/03/2014Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB285S1
02/04/2014Read third time and passed Senate (33-Y 6-N)
02/07/2014Placed on Calendar
02/07/2014Read first time
02/07/2014Referred to Committee on Finance
02/07/2014Impact statement from TAX (SB285S1)
02/17/2014Reported from Finance (20-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2014Read second time
02/19/2014Read third time
02/19/2014Passed House (95-Y 2-N)
02/19/2014VOTE: PASSAGE (95-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2014Enrolled
02/21/2014Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB285ER)
02/21/2014Signed by Speaker
02/23/2014Signed by President
02/24/2014Impact statement from TAX (SB285ER)
03/05/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 177 (effective 7/1/14)
03/05/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0177)

Video

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 55 seconds.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB898.