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2011-2012 Regular Session - HB 1071
Excise tax; certain tobacco products; change certain provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 11 of Title 48 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to taxes on tobacco products, so as to change certain provisions relating to the excise tax on certain tobacco products; to provide for a definition; to establish the rate of tax on certain tobacco products; to establish the retail selling price before the addition of certain taxes; to provide for annual renewal of tobacco dealer license; to provide for exemptions from certain taxes; to authorize the collection and payment on the first taxable transaction; to change certain provisions regarding civil and criminal penalties; to amend Code Section 50-13-2 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to definitions relative to administrative procedure, so as to revise a definition to include hearings related to tobacco within its meaning; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jan/01/2013 - Effective Date
May/01/2012 - Act 698
May/01/2012 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/09/2012 - House Sent to Governor
Mar/29/2012 - House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub
Mar/27/2012 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/27/2012 - Senate Third Read
Mar/27/2012 - Senate Engrossed
Mar/21/2012 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/20/2012 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/07/2012 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/07/2012 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/07/2012 - House Third Readers
Feb/28/2012 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/21/2012 - House Second Readers
Feb/17/2012 - House First Readers
Feb/16/2012 - House Hopper
3/7/2012 Structured Rule; 3/27/2012 Engrossed upon 3rd reading in Senate
Mar/29/2012 - House Vote #828Yea(161)Nay(5)NV(9)
Mar/27/2012 - Senate Vote #790Yea(41)Nay(11)NV(1)
Mar/27/2012 - Senate Vote #736Yea(34)Nay(18)NV(2)
Mar/07/2012 - House Vote #672Yea(161)Nay(3)NV(10)
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