Cigarette tax; counties authorized to hold referendum. (SB510)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill Carrico (R-Grayson) with support from co-patron Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Cigarette tax; counties authorized to hold referendum. Authorizes the board of supervisors of any county to levy a tax on the sale or use of cigarettes if approved in a referendum. If approved, the tax shall not exceed five cents ($0.05) or the amount levied under state law, whichever is greater. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18104324D
01/09/2018Referred to Committee on Finance
01/13/2018Impact statement from TAX (SB510)
01/17/2018Continued to 2019 in Finance (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
11/30/2018Left in Finance

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB1512.