IN HB1434 | 2021 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 3-0)
Status: Introduced on January 14 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-02-04 - Referred to the Ways and Means pursuant to House Rule 127
Pending: House Ways and Means Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Amended) [PDF]

Summary

Cigarette and tobacco products tax. Increases the cigarette tax by $1 to $1.995 per pack of regular size cigarettes and makes a corresponding increase for larger cigarettes. Provides that revenue received from the increase in cigarette tax is deposited in the state general fund for the purpose of paying appropriations for Medicaid-Current Obligations, for provider reimbursements. Makes corresponding adjustments to the percentage of taxes deposited into other funds. Amends the definition of "tobacco product" to include e-liquid and an electronic cigarette. Amends the definition of "wholesale price" concerning tobacco products manufactured and sold in Indiana. Increases the tax on tobacco products (other than moist snuff) to 39% of the wholesale price of tobacco products.

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Title

Cigarette and tobacco products tax.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2021-02-04 - House - House - Committee Vote (Y: 8 N: 3 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2021-02-04HouseReferred to the Ways and Means pursuant to House Rule 127
2021-02-04HouseCommittee report: amend do pass, adopted
2021-01-14HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Public Health
2021-01-14HouseCoauthored by Representatives Schaibley and Ziemke
2021-01-14HouseAuthored by Representative Olthoff

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