31st Legislature, 2022
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SB63       (?)

Report Title: Flavored Tobacco Products; Cigarette Tax and Tobacco Tax; Retail Sale; Electronic Smoking Device; Tobacco Products; Hawaii Tobacco Prevention and Control Trust Fund; Comprehensive Youth Tobacco Cessation Program
Description: Makes unlawful the sale of flavored products for electronic smoking devices, mislabeling of e-liquid products containing nicotine, and sale of tobacco products other than through retail sales via in-person exchange. Establishes penalties. Includes e-liquid and electronic smoking devices in the definition of "tobacco products" for purposes of the cigarette tax and tobacco tax law. Increases the license fee for wholesalers and dealers of tobacco products and retail tobacco permit fee. Requires retailers to pay an additional excise tax on the retail price of electronic smoking devices on and after 7/1/2021. Directs a certain percentage of moneys received from the cigarette tax and tobacco tax to the Hawaii tobacco prevention and control trust fund to establish and fund a comprehensive youth tobacco cessation program. Requires a person under twenty-one years of age who unlawfully purchases or possesses tobacco products, including electronic smoking devices, to complete a tobacco education or use cessation program or perform community service for a first offense. Repeals the electronic smoking device retailer registration unit. Repeals provisions relating to delivery of sales under the cigarette tax and tobacco tax law.
Companion:  HB1328
Package: None
Current Referral: HTH/CPN, WAM
Introducer(s): BAKER, KANUHA, KEITH-AGARAN, KEOHOKALOLE, KOUCHI, LEE, MISALUCHA, MORIWAKI, RHOADS, SHIMABUKURO, Dela Cruz, English, Kim, Nishihara, San Buenaventura, Taniguchi

Sort by Date Status Text
1/21/2021SPassed First Reading.
1/22/2021SReferred to HTH, CPN.
1/27/2021SRe-Referred to HTH/CPN, WAM.
2/5/2021SThe committee(s) on HTH/CPN has scheduled a public hearing on 02-09-21 9:00AM in conference room 229.
2/9/2021SThe committee on HTH deferred the measure.
2/9/2021SThe committee on CPN deferred the measure.
12/10/2021DCarried over to 2022 Regular Session.

S = Senate | H = House | D = Data Systems | $ = Appropriation measure | ConAm = Constitutional Amendment

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HTH/CPN 2/09/21 9:00A