Bill Status of HB3420 101st General Assembly
Short Description: VAPOR PRODUCTS REGULATORY
Rep. Kathleen Willis
| 1/13/2021||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Vapor Products Regulatory Act. Provides that on and after January 1, 2020 no person may engage in business as a retailer of vapor products in this State without first having obtained a vapor products retail license from the Department of Revenue. Provides that applications shall be made to the Department and submitted electronically with the name and address of the applicant, the address of the proposed retailer of vapor products in this State, and any other information the Department may lawfully require. Provides that the annual license fee shall be $150. Provides that specified felons, corporations, and persons are ineligible to receive a retailer's license under the Act. Provides that acting as a retailer without a license is a punishable offense. Requires retailers to keep records for at least 3 years. Prohibits the distribution of vapor products to, and possession by, persons under minimum legal age. Defines "person under minimum legal age". Provides penalties for distribution of vapor products to, and possession by, persons under minimum legal age. Amends the Prevention of Tobacco Use by Minors and Sale and Distribution of Tobacco Products Act. Excludes vapor products from the definition of "alternative nicotine product". Amends the State Finance Act. Creates the Vapor Products Compliance Fund. Effective January 1, 2020.