Cigarette taxes; definitions of noncombustible tobacco products. (SB1371)

Introduced By

Sen. Tommy Norment (R-Williamsburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


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. Amends § 58.1-1000, § 58.1-1021.01, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


01/08/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Finance Committee


01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102721D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee on Finance
01/15/2019Impact statement from TAX (SB1371)

Hearing Scheduled

This bill is scheduled to be heard in the Senate Finance committee on 01/22/2019. It meets on Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:00 A.M. - Senate Room B.

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