HI SB621 | 2022 | Regular Session

Note: Carry Over of previous SB621


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)
Status: Introduced on January 22 2021 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2022-02-08 - The committee(s) on HTH deleted the measure from the public hearing scheduled on 02-09-22 1:35PM; Via Videoconference.
Pending: Senate Health Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Establishes the offense of unlawful shipment of tobacco products. Includes e-liquid and electronic smoking devices within the definition of "tobacco products", as used in the cigarette tax and tobacco tax law. Increases the license fee for persons engaged as a wholesaler or dealer of cigarettes and tobacco products. Increases the retail tobacco permit fee for retailers engaged in the retail sale of cigarettes and tobacco products. Allocates a portion of funds collected from excise taxes on tobacco products to health education and prevention programs concerning the risks and dangers of the use of electronic smoking devices for youth. Repeals certain provisions of the Hawaii Revised Statutes relating to electronic smoking devices. Effective January 1, 2022.

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Relating To Tobacco Products.



2022-02-08SenateThe committee(s) on HTH deleted the measure from the public hearing scheduled on 02-09-22 1:35PM; Via Videoconference.
2022-02-04SenateThe committee(s) on HTH has scheduled a public hearing on 02-09-22 1:35PM; Via Videoconference.
2021-12-10 Carried over to 2022 Regular Session.
2021-02-01SenateRe-Referred to HTH, WAM/JDC.
2021-01-27SenateReferred to HTH, JDC.
2021-01-25SenatePassed First Reading.

Same As/Similar To

HB598 (Same As) 2022-04-22 - Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 893).
SB621 (Carry Over) 2021-02-01 - Re-Referred to HTH, WAM/JDC.


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