WA HB2493 | 2009-2010 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 13-0)
Status: Passed on April 23 2010 - 100% progression
Action: 2010-04-23 - Effective date 5/1/2010.
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Concerning the taxation of cigarettes and other tobacco products.

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Concerning the taxation of cigarettes and other tobacco products.



2010-04-23 Effective date 5/1/2010.
2010-04-23 Chapter 22, 2010 Laws 1st Special Session.
2010-04-23 Governor signed.
2010-04-12 Delivered to Governor.
2010-04-12 President signed.
2010-04-12 Speaker signed.
2010-04-12 Passed final passage; yeas, 54; nays, 43; absent, 0; excused, 1.
2010-04-12 House concurred in Senate amendments.
2010-04-12 Third reading, passed; yeas, 28; nays, 17; absent, 0; excused, 4.
2010-04-12 Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
2010-04-12 Floor amendment
2010-03-20 Read first time, rules suspended, and placed on second reading calendar.
2010-03-19 Third reading, passed; yeas, 54; nays, 42; absent, 0; excused, 2.
2010-03-19 Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
2010-03-19 Floor amendment
2010-03-19 1st substitute bill substituted
2010-03-18 Rules Committee relieved of further consideration. Placed on second reading.
2010-03-15 By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.
2010-03-10 Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
2010-03-10 Minority; do not pass.
2010-03-10 FIN - Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass.
2010-03-10 FIN - Executive action taken by committee.
2010-03-10 Executive action taken in the House Committee on Finance at 9:00 AM.
2010-01-14 Public hearing in the House Committee on Finance at 8:00 AM.
2010-01-11 First reading, referred to Finance.
2010-12-28 Prefiled for introduction.

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