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2014 Regular Session
At the request of:
Chief Sponsors: Representative Clem, Greenlick
Regular Sponsors: Representative Bailey, Keny-Guyer (Presession filed.)
Bill Title: Relating to taxation of products containing nicotine; prescribing an effective date; providing for revenue raising that requires approval by a three-fifths majority.
Catchline/Summary: Increases rate of taxation on cigarettes and tobacco products.
Expands definition of tobacco products for purpose of tax to include electronic cigarettes and nicotine solution. Distributes tax revenues from increases in cigarette tax and tobacco products tax to Oregon Health Authority to provide preventive services and innovative, nontraditional health services, including mental health services and treatment for substance use disorders, through coordinated care organizations. Applies to distributions of cigarettes and tobacco products occurring on or after January 1, 2015. Takes effect on 91st day following adjournment sine die.
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Fiscal Impact: May Have Fiscal Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued
Revenue Impact: May Have Revenue Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Current Location: In House Committee
Current Committee: House Committee On Revenue
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