Imitation nicotine vapor products; manufacture, sale, or distribution, penalty. (HB1365)

Introduced By

Del. Jay Leftwich (R-Chesapeake)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Manufacture, sale, or distribution of imitation nicotine vapor products; penalty. Prohibits the manufacture, sale, or distribution of any imitation nicotine vapor product, defined in the bill as any (i) counterfeit nicotine vapor product, also defined in the bill, or (ii) any liquid nicotine or nicotine vapor product that was not manufactured, prepared, compounded, or processed by a person registered with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The bill makes a first violation a Class 1 misdemeanor and a second or subsequent offense a Class 6 felony, provided that the accused was at liberty between each conviction and it is admitted, or found by the jury or judge before whom the person is tried, that the accused was previously convicted of a violation. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101170D
01/08/2020Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/09/2020Impact statement from VCSC (HB1365)
02/05/2020Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/06/2020Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Finance
02/07/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1365)
02/07/2020Referred from Courts of Justice
02/07/2020Referred to Committee on Finance
02/11/2020Left in Finance