VA SB285 | 2014 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Passed on March 5 2014 - 100% progression
Action: 2014-03-05 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0177)
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]


Civil penalty; untaxed tobacco products. Creates a civil penalty for the import, transport, possession, or resale of untaxed tobacco products and delineates the respective penalty for first, second, and third or subsequent offenses. The bill also specifies a civil penalty for willful intent to defraud the Commonwealth of taxes levied on tobacco products.

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Civil penalty; untaxed tobacco products.


Roll Calls

2014-02-19 - House - House: VOTE: PASSAGE (95-Y 2-N) (Y: 97 N: 2 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2014-02-17 - House - House: Reported from Finance (20-Y 1-N) (Y: 21 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2014-02-04 - Senate - Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (33-Y 6-N) (Y: 33 N: 6 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2014-01-31 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2014-01-29 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (12-Y 2-N 1-A) (Y: 12 N: 2 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2014-01-14 - Senate - Senate: Rereferred from Fin. (15-Y 0-N) (Y: 15 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2014-03-05 Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0177)
2014-03-05 Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 177 (effective 7/1/14)
2014-02-23SenateSigned by President
2014-02-21HouseSigned by Speaker
2014-02-21SenateBill text as passed Senate and House (SB285ER)
2014-02-19HouseVOTE: PASSAGE (95-Y 2-N)
2014-02-19HousePassed House (95-Y 2-N)
2014-02-19HouseRead third time
2014-02-18HouseRead second time
2014-02-17HouseReported from Finance (20-Y 1-N)
2014-02-07HouseReferred to Committee on Finance
2014-02-07HouseRead first time
2014-02-07HousePlaced on Calendar
2014-02-04SenateRead third time and passed Senate (33-Y 6-N)
2014-02-03SenateEngrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB285S1
2014-02-03SenateCommittee substitute agreed to 14104577D-S1
2014-02-03SenateReading of substitute waived
2014-02-03SenateRead second time
2014-01-31SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
2014-01-29SenateCommittee substitute printed 14104577D-S1
2014-01-29SenateReported from Courts of Justice with substitute (12-Y 2-N 1-A)
2014-01-14SenateRereferred to Courts of Justice
2014-01-14SenateRereferred from Fin. (15-Y 0-N)
2014-01-06SenateReferred to Committee on Finance
2014-01-06SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14101320D

Same As/Similar To

HB898 (Same As) 2014-02-27 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0038)


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
5811021.04:3(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources

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Bill Comments 750