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2017 Regular Session



Tobacco Products - Minimum Age and Civil Fines

Sponsored by:

Senator Kelley


In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Finance

Synopsis:Altering the age requirements for specified provisions of law relating to tobacco products; prohibiting a person from selling or dispensing tobacco products through a vending machine unless the machine is located in an establishment that an individual under the age of 21 years is prohibited by law from entering; prohibiting the distribution of a tobacco product or tobacco paraphernalia to an individual under the age of 21 years except under specified circumstances; establishing specified civil fines; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Kelley, Benson, Conway, Madaleno, Manno, McFadden, Smith, and Young
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Finance  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Business Regulation and Occupations
Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Narrow Subject(s):Appropriations
Cigarettes -see also- Smoking
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Fines -see also- Penalties and Sentences
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Vending Machines
Statutes:Article - Business Regulation
Article - Criminal Law
(10-107, 10-108)
Article - Health - General
(13-1015, 24-305)
Article - Local Government
Article - State Finance and Procurement

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November 28, 2017 1:12 P.M.