Mississippi Legislature

2000 Regular Session

Senate Bill 3050

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Title

Description: Cigarettes; prohibit sale of those intended for export.

Bill Text: [Introduced] [Passed Senate] [Sent to Governor]

History of Actions:

102/21/00(S)Referred To Judiciary
203/03/00(S)Title Suff Do Pass
303/14/00(S)Passed
403/15/00(S)Transmitted To House
503/16/00(H)Referred To Ways and Means
604/03/00(H)Title Suff Do Pass As Amended
704/05/00(H)Amended
804/05/00(H)Passed As Amended
904/06/00(H)Returned For Concurrence
1004/18/00(S)Decline to Concur/Invite Conf
1104/24/00(S)Conferees Named Turner,Bryan,Williamson
1204/25/00(H)Conferees Named Simpson,Cameron,Smith (27th)
1304/30/00(H)Conference Report Filed
1404/30/00(S)Conference Report Filed
1505/01/00(H)Conference Report Adopted
1605/02/00(S)Conference Report Adopted
1705/05/00(S)Enrolled Bill Signed
1805/05/00(H)Enrolled Bill Signed
1905/22/00Approved by Governor

Amendments/Conference Report:

Adopted [H] Amendment No 1

Conference Report

Background Information:

Effective date** See Text
DispositionLaw
DeadlineGeneral Bill/Constitutional Amendment
RevenueNo
3/5ths vote requiredNo
Chapter number596

Senate Committee:

House Committee:

Principal Author: Minor

Code Section: A 027-0069-0003

Title: AN ACT TO PROHIBIT THE SALE OR DISTRIBUTION IN THIS STATE, OR THE ACQUISITION, OWNING, POSSESSING OR TRANSPORTING FOR SALE OR DISTRIBUTION IN THIS STATE, ANY CIGARETTES IN A PACKAGE THAT INDICATES THEY WERE NOT MANUFACTURED TO BE SOLD IN THE UNITED STATES, DOES NOT COMPLY WITH REQUIREMENTS IMPOSED BY FEDERAL LAW ON THE PACKAGING OF CIGARETTES FOR SALE IN THE UNITED STATES OR DOES NOT COMPLY WITH FEDERAL TRADEMARK AND COPYRIGHT LAW; TO PROHIBIT THE SALE OF CIGARETTES IMPORTED INTO THE UNITED STATES IN VIOLATION OF FEDERAL LAW; TO PROHIBIT THE SALE OF ANY CIGARETTES THAT A PERSON KNOWS OR HAS REASON TO KNOW THE MANUFACTURER DID NOT INTEND TO BE SOLD, DISTRIBUTED OR USED IN THE UNITED STATES OR FOR WHICH THERE HAS NOT BEEN SUBMITTED TO THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH THE LIST OF INGREDIENTS ADDED TO THE TOBACCO IN THE MANUFACTURING PROCESS; TO PROHIBIT CERTAIN ALTERATION OF CIGARETTE PACKAGES; TO PROVIDE CRIMINAL AND CIVIL PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THIS ACT; TO PROVIDE THAT ANY CIGARETTES IMPORTED INTO THE UNITED STATES FOR SALE OR DISTRIBUTION UNDER ANY TRADE NAME, TRADE DRESS OR TRADEMARK THAT IS THE SAME AS OR CONFUSINGLY SIMILAR TO ANY TRADE NAME, TRADE DRESS OR TRADEMARK USED FOR CIGARETTES MANUFACTURED IN THE UNITED STATES FOR SALE OR DISTRIBUTION IN THE UNITED STATES SHALL BE PRESUMED TO HAVE BEEN PURCHASED OUTSIDE THE ORDINARY CHANNELS OF TRADE; TO PROVIDE FOR THE ENFORCEMENT OF THIS ACT; TO AMEND SECTION 27-69-3, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO REQUIRE CIGARETTE TAX STAMPS TO IDENTIFY THE PERMITTEE WHO AFFIXED THE STAMP; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.


Information pertaining to this measure was last updated on 05/22/00 at 00:01.



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