SB 956 Sales of cigarettes; penalties.
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Summary as enacted with Governor's Recommendation: (all summaries)
Sales of cigarettes; penalties. Revises and graduates penalties for the illegal use of Virginia cigarette revenue stamps. The bill allows seizure and forfeiture of counterfeit cigarettes, stamps and related equipment and property and authorizes enforcement of the provisions by the Attorney General. The bill also imposes requirements for delivery sales to consumers. The requirements relate to minimum age verification, disclosure, shipping, registration and reporting and tax collection. The Attorney General is authorized to enforce the delivery sale requirements, and the penalties are fines, forfeitures and, if the violation is made knowingly, civil penalties of up to $50,000.

Full text:
01/08/03  Senate: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 01/07/03 039049540  pdf | impact statements
02/03/03  Senate: Committee substitute printed 031841540-S1  pdf | impact statement
02/04/03  Senate: Printed as engrossed 031841540-ES1  pdf | impact statement
02/18/03  House: Committee substitute printed 031863540-H1  pdf
02/27/03  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB956ER)  pdf | impact statement
04/02/03  Senate: Reenrolled bill text (SB956ER2)  pdf
04/03/03  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1010)  pdf

Senate amendments
Governor's recommendation

01/08/03  Senate: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 01/07/03 039049540
01/08/03  Senate: Referred to Committee on Finance
01/21/03  Senate: Pursuant to S.Rule 20(j),rereferred by Fin. (13-Y 0-N)
01/21/03  Senate: Rereferred to Courts of Justice
01/29/03  Senate: Assigned to C. J. sub-committee: 2
02/02/03  Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice w/sub (15-Y 0-N)
02/03/03  Senate: Committee substitute printed 031841540-S1
02/03/03  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/03/03  Senate: VOTE: (39-Y 0-N)
02/04/03  Senate: Read second time
02/04/03  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
02/04/03  Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 031841540-S1
02/04/03  Senate: Reading of amendments waived
02/04/03  Senate: Amendments by Sen. Stosch agreed to
02/04/03  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - committee sub. w/amds.031841540-ES1
02/04/03  Senate: Printed as engrossed 031841540-ES1
02/04/03  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/04/03  Senate: VOTE: (39-Y 0-N)
02/04/03  Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/04/03  Senate: VOTE: (40-Y 0-N)
02/04/03  Senate: Communicated to House
02/05/03  House: Placed on Calendar
02/05/03  House: Read first time
02/05/03  House: Referred to Committee on Finance
02/10/03  House: Reported from Finance with sub (20-Y 2-N)
02/10/03  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/17/03  House: Reported from C. J. with substitute (19-Y 1-N)
02/18/03  House: Committee substitute printed 031863540-H1
02/18/03  House: Read second time
02/19/03  House: Read third time
02/19/03  House: Committee substitute agreed to 031863540-H1
02/19/03  House: Passed by temporarily
02/19/03  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute 031863540-H1
02/19/03  House: Passed House with substitute (95-Y 1-N 1-A)
02/19/03  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (95-Y 1-N 1-A)
02/20/03  Senate: House substitute agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/20/03  Senate: VOTE: CONCUR HOUSE AMENDMENT (39-Y 0-N)
02/27/03  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB956ER)
03/05/03  Senate: Enrolled
03/05/03  House: Signed by Speaker
03/06/03  Senate: Signed by President
03/24/03  Senate: Governor's recommendation received by Senate
04/02/03  Senate: Placed on Calendar
04/02/03  Senate: Senate concurred in Gov's recommendation (40-Y 0-N)
04/02/03  Senate: VOTE: ADOPT GOV. RECOMM. (40-Y 0-N)
04/02/03  House: House concurred in Gov's recommendation (92-Y 0-N 2-A)
04/02/03  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (92-Y 0-N 2-A)
04/02/03  Governor: Governor's recommendation adopted
04/02/03  House: Reenrolled
04/02/03  Senate: Signed by President as reenrolled
04/02/03  House: Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/02/03  House: Enacted, Chapter 1010 (effective 7/1/03)
04/02/03  Senate: Reenrolled bill text (SB956ER2)
04/03/03  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1010)