IN HB1551 | 2019 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on January 17 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-01-24 - Representative Beck added as coauthor
Pending: House Public Health Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Tobacco issues. Increases the cigarette tax from $0.995 per pack to $1.995 per pack. Raises the age from 18 years of age to 21 years of age for prohibitions and crimes concerning the sale, purchase, and possession of cigarettes and other tobacco products. Makes a corresponding change to the laws concerning electronic cigarettes, tobacco retailer permits, and admission to establishments where smoking is permitted. Repeals employment protections for individuals who smoke cigarettes or use other tobacco products.

Tracking Information

Register now for our free OneVote public service or GAITS Professional trial account and you can begin tracking this and other legislation, all driven by the real-time data of the LegiScan API. Providing tools allowing you to research pending legislation, stay informed with email alerts, content feeds, and share dynamic reports. Use our new PolitiCorps to join with friends and collegaues to monitor & discuss bills through the process.

Monitor Legislation or view this same bill number from multiple sessions or take advantage of our national legislative search.

Title

Tobacco issues. Increases the cigarette tax from $0.995 per pack to $1.995 per pack. Raises the age from 18 years of age to 21 years of age for prohibitions and crimes concerning the sale, purchase, and possession of cigarettes and other tobacco products. Makes a corresponding change to the laws concerning electronic cigarettes, tobacco retailer permits, and admission to establishments where smoking is permitted. Repeals employment protections for individuals who smoke cigarettes or use other tobacco products.

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2019-01-24HouseRepresentative Beck added as coauthor
2019-01-17HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Public Health
2019-01-17HouseAuthored by Representative Aylesworth

Indiana State Sources


Bill Comments

feedback