Cigarette taxes; definitions of noncombustible tobacco products. (SB1252)

Introduced By

Sen. Bryce Reeves (R-Spotsylvania)

Progress

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

Description

Cigarette taxes; definitions of noncombustible tobacco products. Defines, for purposes of cigarette taxes, alternative nicotine product, heated tobacco product, liquid nicotine, and nicotine vapor product. The bill also provides that the definition of cigarette includes only nicotine-containing products that produce smoke from combustion. The bill extends from November 2018 to November 2019 the conclusion of a study by the Joint Subcommittee to Evaluate Tax Preferences of options for the modernization of cigarette taxes and possible reforms to the taxation of tobacco products that will provide fairness and equity for all local governments. The bill was incorporated into SB 1371. Amends § 58.1-1000, § 58.1-1021.01, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

03/26/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Finance Committee

History

DateAction
01/05/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102024D
01/05/2019Referred to Committee on Finance
01/15/2019Impact statement from TAX (SB1252)
01/22/2019Incorporated by Finance (SB1371-Norment) (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

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