2013 Regular Session



Tobacco Taxes - Healthy Maryland Initiative

Sponsored by:

Delegate Luedtke


In the House - Hearing 2/28 at 1:00 p.m. (Ways and Means)

Synopsis:Increasing the tobacco tax rate on cigarettes and other tobacco products; providing that the Tobacco Use Prevention and Cessation Program shall receive funding from the Other Tobacco Products Tax Fund under specified circumstances; requiring money from the Fund to be used to supplement appropriations to the Tobacco Use Prevention and Cessation Program to reach a specified level of funding; providing for a supplementary appropriation to the Tobacco Use Prevention and Cessation Program in fiscal year 2014; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Luedtke, Frush, Tarrant, Anderson, Arora, Barnes, Bobo, Braveboy, Burns, Carr, Clippinger, Cullison, Dumais, Gaines, Glenn, Gutierrez, Guzzone, Haynes, Hixson, Holmes, Howard, Hubbard, Hucker, Ivey, Kaiser, A. Kelly, Kramer, Lee, Love, McIntosh, A. Miller, Mizeur, Morhaim, Murphy, Nathan-Pulliam, Niemann, Pena-Melnyk, Reznik, B. Robinson, S. Robinson, Simmons, Stein, Stukes, V. Turner, Valderrama, Vaughn, A. Washington, M. Washington, Wilson, and Zucker
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0700
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2013, July 1, 2014
Bill imposes a mandated appropriation in the annual State Budget Bill
Ways and Means  View Committee Hearing
Health and Government Operations
Broad Subject(s):Taxes - Miscellaneous
Narrow Subject(s):Appropriations
Cigarettes -see also- Smoking
Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Elec. Comm.; etc.
Health -see also- Mental Health
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Smoking -see also- Cigarettes
Statutes:Article - Health - General
(13-1002, 13-1015)
Article - State Finance and Procurement
Article - Tax - General
(12-105, 12-202, 2-1601, 2-1602, 2-1603, 12-401, 2-1602.1)

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October 24, 2017 1:03 P.M.