2013 Regular Session
HB 2870 A
Overview
At the request of:
Chief Sponsors:
Regular Sponsors: Revenue
Bill Title: Relating to local tobacco taxes; prescribing an effective date.
Catchline/Summary: Removes prohibition against imposition of taxes by county on cigarettes and tobacco products.
<b>Provides that rate of tax imposed by county may not exceed rate of tax imposed by state.</b> Requires at least <i>20</i>] <b>40</b> percent of any tax imposed by county on cigarettes or tobacco products to be used for <b>tobacco use prevention and cessation</b> public health programs or services<b> and for mental health and addiction services or programs</b>. Applies to cigarettes and tobacco products distributed on or after effective date of Act. Takes effect on 91st day following adjournment sine die.
Fiscal Impact: Fiscal Impact Issued
Revenue Impact: Revenue Impact Issued
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Measure History
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