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2013 Regular Session
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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.
Provides that rate of tax imposed by county may not exceed rate of tax imposed by state. Requires at least 20] 40 percent of any tax imposed by county on cigarettes or tobacco products to be used for tobacco use prevention and cessation public health programs or services and for mental health and addiction services or programs. Applies to cigarettes and tobacco products distributed on or after effective date of Act. Takes effect on 91st day following adjournment sine die.
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Fiscal Impact: Fiscal Impact Issued
Revenue Impact: Revenue Impact Issued
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Current Location: In Senate Committee
Current Committee: Senate Committee On Finance and Revenue
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