Local cigarette taxes; regional cigarette tax boards. (SB1326)

Introduced By

Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon) with support from co-patron Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Local cigarette taxes; regional cigarette tax boards. States that it is the policy of the Commonwealth, where practical, to encourage local cigarette stamping and tax collection to be accomplished through regional cigarette tax boards, defined in the bill. The bill directs the Department of Taxation to establish a task force to develop methods for modernizing the local cigarette tax collection system and provide assistance as appropriate to localities seeking to form new regional cigarette tax boards. Read the Bill »


03/11/2021: signed by governor


01/12/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101792D
01/12/2021Referred to Committee on Finance and Appropriations
01/17/2021Impact statement from TAX (SB1326)
02/03/2021Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/03/2021Reported from Finance and Appropriations with amendment (13-Y 1-N 2-A) (see vote tally)
02/03/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2021Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/04/2021Floor substitute printed 21104442D-S1 (Hanger)
02/04/2021Passed by temporarily
02/04/2021Read second time
02/04/2021Committee amendment rejected
02/04/2021Reading of substitute waived
02/04/2021Substitute by Senator Hanger agreed to 21104442D-S1
02/04/2021Engrossed by Senate - floor substitute SB1326S1
02/05/2021Engrossment reconsidered by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2021Passed by temporarily
02/05/2021Reading of amendments waived
02/05/2021Amendments by Senator Hanger agreed to
02/05/2021Engrossed by Senate - floor substitute with amendments SB1326ES1
02/05/2021Printed as engrossed 21104442D-ES1
02/05/2021Passed Senate (26-Y 12-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2021Placed on Calendar
02/07/2021Read first time
02/07/2021Referred to Committee on Finance
02/08/2021Continued to Special Session 1 in Finance
02/09/2021Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #1
02/15/2021Impact statement from TAX (SB1326ES1)
02/16/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 1-N)
02/17/2021Reported from Finance (16-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2021Read second time
02/22/2021Read third time
02/22/2021Passed House (65-Y 35-N)
02/22/2021VOTE: Passage (65-Y 35-N)
02/24/2021Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1326ER)
02/24/2021Signed by President
02/25/2021Signed by Speaker
02/26/2021Impact statement from TAX (SB1326ER)
03/01/2021Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 1, 2021
03/01/2021G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
03/11/2021G Approved by Governor-Chapter 61 (effective 7/1/21)
03/11/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0061)

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