Cigarettes; all localities allowed to impose a tax. (SB1329)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill Carrico (R-Grayson)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Local cigarette taxes. Allows all localities to impose a cigarette tax by removing the requirement that only those localities that had such authority prior to 1977 are eligible. The bill sets a maximum rate on the cigarette tax imposed by counties of five cents per pack or the amount levied under state law, whichever is greater. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102994D
01/10/2017Referred to Committee on Finance
01/20/2017Impact statement from DHCD (SB1329)
01/21/2017Impact statement from TAX (SB1329)
01/24/2017Passed by indefinitely in Finance (15-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2017Impact statement from DHCD/CLG (SB1329)