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2020 Senate Bill 970: Impose license fee on stores that sell tobacco
Introduced by Sen. Jim Runestad (R) on June 17, 2020
To restrict the vendors from which retail establishments that sell tobacco products, vapor products, or alternative nicotine products may acquire products, essentially mandating they be bought only from licensed that pay state tobacco taxes.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Finance Committee on June 17, 2020
Reported in the Senate on June 25, 2020
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
To expand the restrictions, requirements, license mandates, certain fees and more that are imposed on sales of tobacco products from out of state. In general the bill extends tobacco taxes and fees to more sales and products.
Received in the House on September 30, 2020
Referred to the House Tax Policy Committee on September 30, 2020
Amendment offered by Rep. Jim Lilly (R) on December 17, 2020
To clarify and expand certain terms used in the bill.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on December 17, 2020
Amendment offered by Rep. Jim Lilly (R) on December 17, 2020
To make the bill's effective date if it goes into law January 1, 2022.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on December 17, 2020
Received in the Senate on December 18, 2020
To concur with the House-passed version of the bill.

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