|SB 1266||Creates felony for sale or distribution of gray market cigarettes|
|LR Number:||4854S.02T||Fiscal Note:||4854-02|
|Committee:||Commerce and Environment|
|Last Action:||07/12/02 - Signed by Governor||Journal page:|
|Title:||SCS SB 1266|
|Effective Date:||August 28, 2002|
SCS/SB 1266 - "GREY MARKET" CIGARETTE SALES - The act prohibits a tax stamp from being affixed to any package of cigarettes unless certain federal requirements are met. No stamp shall be affixed to any package labeled as not intended for sale inside the United States or has a label that has been altered. Any violation is a Class D felony, whether committed knowingly or recklessly, and is also deemed an unlawful trade practice.
This act is identical to portions of HB 381 (2001).