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2016 Regular Session



Tobacco Taxes - Healthy Maryland Initiative

Sponsored by:

Delegate Luedtke


In the House - Hearing 2/17 at 1:00 p.m. (Ways and Means)

Synopsis:Requiring the Governor to include for fiscal year 2018 and each fiscal year thereafter an additional $11,000,000 in annual appropriations for tobacco use prevention and cessation programs; altering the tobacco tax rates on cigarettes and other tobacco products; establishing the tobacco tax rates on cigarillos; clarifying that all cigarettes and other tobacco products used, possessed, or held in the State on or after July 1, 2016, are subject to the full tax enacted under the Act; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Luedtke and Frush
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0514
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2016
Bill imposes a mandated appropriation in the annual State Budget Bill
Ways and Means  View Committee Hearing
Economic Matters
Broad Subject(s):Taxes - Miscellaneous
Narrow Subject(s):Advertising
Auditors and Audits
Cigarettes -see also- Smoking
Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Elec. Comm.; etc.
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Electronic Commerce -see also- Electronic Funds Transfer
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates
Health -see also- Mental Health
Industry and Technology
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Public Information
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Rules and Regulations
Smoking -see also- Cigarettes
Vending Machines
Statutes:Article - Business Regulation
Article - Health - General
Article - Tax - General
(12-101, 12-105)

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October 24, 2017 4:57 P.M.