Bill Status of SB2180  96th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Michael Noland - Edward D. Maloney

House Sponsors
(Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson - Donald L. Moffitt - Kenneth Dunkin - Mike Boland, Charles E. Jefferson, Marlow H. Colvin, Esther Golar and Karen May)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/21/2009HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Lost 051-065-002

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Retail Sale and Distribution of Novelty Lighters Prohibition Act. Defines a "novelty lighter" as a mechanical or electrical device typically used for lighting cigarettes, cigars, or pipes that is designed to appear to be a toy, features a flashing light, or makes musical sounds. Prohibits the sale and distribution of novelty lighters. Sets forth exceptions to the prohibition. Imposes a petty offense of not to exceed $500 for each violation. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/20/2009SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Michael Noland
  2/20/2009SenateFirst Reading
  2/20/2009SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/4/2009SenateAssigned to Consumer Protection
  3/12/2009SenateDo Pass Consumer Protection; 009-000-000
  3/12/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 17, 2009
  3/12/2009SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Edward D. Maloney
  3/24/2009SenateSecond Reading
  3/24/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 25, 2009
  4/1/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading ** April 2, 2009
  4/2/2009SenateThird Reading - Passed; 058-000-001
  4/3/2009HouseArrived in House
  4/3/2009HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/3/2009HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  4/6/2009HouseFirst Reading
  4/6/2009HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/20/2009HouseAssigned to Consumer Protection Committee
  4/28/2009HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Consumer Protection Committee; 010-000-000
  4/28/2009HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/29/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Charles E. Jefferson
  4/29/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Marlow H. Colvin
  4/29/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Esther Golar
  4/30/2009HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/30/2009HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/30/2009HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Donald L. Moffitt
  5/19/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen May
  5/21/2009HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kenneth Dunkin
  5/21/2009HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Boland
  5/21/2009HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Lost 051-065-002
  5/21/2009HouseMotion Filed to Reconsider Vote Rep. Cynthia Soto
  8/16/2009HouseRule 19(b) / Motion Referred to Rules Committee; (Motion to Reconsider Vote)