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House Bill 1579

House Bill 1579

ARCHIVE (2005)

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DIGEST OF HB1579 (Updated February 21, 2005 5:58 pm - DI 84)

Contraband cigarettes. Requires cigarette importers and manufacturers to obtain licenses from the alcohol and tobacco commission. Specifies to and from whom distributors, importers, manufacturers, and retailers may sell and receive cigarettes. Requires importers and manufacturers to maintain documentation concerning certain cigarette transactions. Imposes a monetary penalty. Provides for public and private rights of action.
Current Status:
Passed 2nd reading - first House
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