2013 Regular Session



Tobacco Taxes - Healthy Maryland Initiative

Sponsored by:

Senator Jones-Rodwell


In the Senate - Hearing 3/13 at 1:15 p.m. (Budget and Taxation)

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:Senators Jones-Rodwell, Madaleno, Forehand, Rosapepe, Benson, Garagiola, Peters, and Ramirez
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0683
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2013, July 1, 2014
Bill imposes a mandated appropriation in the annual State Budget Bill
Budget and Taxation  Listen to Committee Hearing
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 1:09 P.M.