SB 843 Creates a trust fund and commission for youth smoking prevention
Sponsor: Wilson
LR Number: 3596S.01I Fiscal Note: 3596-01
Committee: Seniors, Families and Public Health
Last Action: 3/4/2008 - Voted Do Pass S Seniors, Families and Public Health Committee Journal Page:
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Effective Date: August 28, 2008

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Current Bill Summary

SB 843 - This act creates the "Youth Smoking Prevention Trust Fund," which shall be funded by moneys received under the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement. The Commission for Youth Smoking Prevention is established in the Department of Health and Senior Services. The Commission shall fund youth smoking prevention programs modeled after evidence-based programs proven to reduce youth smoking.

This act is similar to SCS/SB 109 (2007).