2015 Regular Session
|At the request of:|
|Bill Title:||Relating to taxation of products containing nicotine; providing for revenue raising that requires approval by a three-fifths majority; providing that this Act shall be referred to the people for their approval or rejection.|
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 effective date of Act. Refers Act to people for approval or rejection at special election held on same date as next primary election.
|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|
|Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanations:||Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanation Documents|