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
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Current Bill Summary

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).