DAVIS,MONIQUE, SCHOENBERG, DART, GASH, ERWIN, FRANKS AND MEYER.
TOBACCO CONTROL PROGRAM-TITLE
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Creates the Comprehensive Tobacco Control Program Act. Contains
only a short title Section. Effective immediately.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes reference to:
Adds reference to:
Deletes everything. Creates the Tobacco Product Manufacturers
Settlement Act. Implements the Master Settlement Agreement entered
into on November 23, 1998 by the State and certain U.S. tobacco
product manufacturers. Provides that any tobacco product manufacturer
selling cigarettes to consumers within the State after the effective
date of the Act must either become a "participating manufacturer"
under the Master Settlement Agreement or pay specified amounts into a
qualified escrow fund. Requires a tobacco product manufacturer that
elects to place the specified amounts into escrow to annually certify
to the Attorney General that it is in compliance with the Act.
Provides for a civil action by the Attorney General and a civil
penalty for failure to place the required amounts in escrow.
FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1 (Attorney General)
There will be no fiscal impact.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 01-01-09
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
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