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 Bill Status of SB2460  101st General Assembly

Short Description:  CANDY CIGARETTES BAN

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Scott M. Bennett - Jacqueline Y. Collins - Julie A. Morrison, Celina Villanueva and Laura M. Murphy

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Candy Packaged to Resemble Cigarettes Prohibition Act. Prohibits a person from selling at retail or distributing for retail sale in this State candy packaged to resemble cigarettes. Provides that the prohibition does not apply to the transportation of such candy through this State or the storage of such candy in a warehouse or distribution center in this State that is closed to the public for retail sales. Provides that a violation of the prohibition is a petty offense for which a fine not to exceed $500 for each offense may be imposed. Provides that a person who is employed as a clerk by a retail establishment shall not be in violation of the prohibition unless he or she sells candy packaged to resemble cigarettes with the intent to violate the Act. Provides that the Act may be enforced by the office of the Department of Public Health, by a State, county, or municipal law enforcement officer, or by a municipal code enforcement officer. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  1/15/2020SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  1/15/2020SenateFirst Reading
  1/15/2020SenateReferred to Assignments
  1/15/2020SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  1/29/2020SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Celina Villanueva
  1/29/2020SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  1/30/2020SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Scott M. Bennett
  2/24/2020SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Scott M. Bennett
  2/24/2020SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  2/27/2020SenateAssigned to Commerce and Economic Development
  4/12/2020SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
  1/13/2021SenateSession Sine Die

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