Flavored tobacco products; sale prohibited, civil penalty. (HB1119)

Introduced By

Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington) with support from co-patron Del. Cliff Hayes (D-Chesapeake)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Flavored tobacco products; sale prohibited; civil penalty. Prohibits the sale, distribution, offering for sale or distribution, or causing the sale or distribution of flavored tobacco products, as that term is defined in the bill, and imposes a civil penalty not to exceed $500 for the first violation, $1000 for a second violation, $1,500 for a third violation, and $2,000 for the fourth or subsequent violation. The bill also provides that, in addition to the civil penalties, a third violation is punishable by suspension of a permit as a stamping agent for a period of 15 days, and a fourth or subsequent violation is punishable by revocation of a permit as a stamping agent and a prohibition on reapplication for a permit to act as a stamping agent for a period of three years. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20104960D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/20/2020Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/22/2020Subcommittee recommends referring to Finance by voice vote
01/27/2020Referred from Courts of Justice
01/27/2020Referred to Committee on Finance
01/29/2020Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #3
01/30/2020Impact statement from TAX (HB1119)
01/31/2020Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2021
02/05/2020Continued to 2021 in Finance
12/04/2020Left in Finance

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