HB 1207

RELATING TO THE CIGARETTE TAX

By Representative(s) SAY (BR)

Companion Bill: SB 1179

Subjects: Governor

Keywords: SMOKING, TAXATION, TOBACCO TAX

Report Title: Cigarette Tax

Description: Cures a technical defect in the cigarette and tobacco tax law to restore the tax exemption for sales of cigarettes and tobacco products to the United States or any instrumentality thereof (i.e., sales to the military).

 1-27-99        H Introduced and passed First Reading                      
 1-28-99        H Referred to the committees on 1. HLT 2. FIN ,
                  referral sheet 5
 2-15-99        H Bill scheduled to be heard by HLT on Thursday,
                  02-18-99 at 8:30-11:30 a.m. in House conference room        
                  329.
 2-18-99        H The committee on HLT recommends that the measure be         
                  PASSED, UNAMENDED.
 2-18-99        H The votes in HLT were as follows:9 Ayes: Rep.(s)
                  Santiago, Yamane, Arakaki, Kahikina, Kawakami, Lee,         
                  Stegmaier, Leong, McDermott; Ayes with reservations:        
                  Rep.(s) ; none Noes: Rep.(s) ; and none Excused:
                  Rep.(s)
 2-19-99        H Reported from the committee on HLT (Stand. Com. Rep.        
                  No. 660), recommending passage on Second Reading and        
                  referral to the committee on FIN
 2-19-99        H Passed Second Reading and referred to the committee         
                  on FIN      with Representative(s) None voting no
                  and Representative(s) Arakaki, Hiraki, Kahikina,
                  Kaho`ohalahala, Meyer, Morita, Say, Takamine
                  excused.
 2-23-99        H Bill scheduled to be heard by FIN on Thursday,
                  02-25-99 at 12:00 P.M. in House conference room
                  308.
 2-25-99        H The committee on FIN recommends that the measure be         
                  PASSED, UNAMENDED.
 2-25-99        H The votes in FIN were as follows:17 Ayes: Rep.(s)
                  Takamine, Kawakami, Ahu Isa, Catalani, Goodenow,
                  Kahikina, Kanoho, Luke, Nakasone, Saiki, Schatz,
                  Suzuki, Yamane, Fox, Marumoto, Meyer, Moses; Ayes
                  with reservations: Rep.(s) ; none Noes: Rep.(s) ;
                  and none Excused: Rep.(s)
 3- 3-99        H Reported from the committee on FIN (Stand. Com. Rep.        
                  No. 801), recommending passage on Third Reading
 3- 3-99        H Passed Third Reading                                     
 3- 3-99        H The vote was as follows:  47 aye(s), with none
                  voting no and Representative(s) Cachola, Menor,
                  Okamura, Souki excused
 3- 3-99        H Transmitted to Senate                                    
 3- 4-99        S Received from House (Hse. Com. No. 51)                   
 3- 4-99        S Passed First Reading and referred to WAM                 
 3-12-99        S Bill scheduled to be heard by WAM on 03-16-99 at
                  9:30 a.m. in conference room 211
 3-16-99        S The measure is deferred until 03-19-99 at 9:30 a.m.         
                  in conference room 211.
 3-19-99        S The committee on WAM recommends that the measure be         
                  PASSED, UNAMENDED.
 3-19-99        S The committee on WAM recommends that the measure be         
                  PASSED, UNAMENDED.
 3-19-99        S The votes in WAM were as follows: 10 Ayes:
                  Senator(s) Fukunaga, Levin, Buen, Chun, Chun
                  Oakland, D. Ige, Iwase, Nakata, Tam, Anderson; Ayes         
                  with reservations: Senator(s) ; none Noes:
                  Senator(s) ; and 3 Excused: Senator(s) M. Ige,
                  Kawamoto, Taniguchi
 3-23-99        S Reported from WAM (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 944) with
                  recommendation of passage on Second Reading and
                  placement on the calendar for Third Reading
 3-23-99        S Report adopted; Passed Second Reading                    
 3-23-99        S One day notice                                           
 3-24-99        S Passed Third Reading. Ayes, 23.  Noes, none (). 
                  Excused, 2 (Fukunaga, Levin).
 3-24-99        S Transmitted to House                                     
 3-24-99        H Returned from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 387)                 
 3-29-99        H Transmitted to Governor                                  
 4- 8-99        S Act 010, 04-06-99, (Gov. Msg. No. 266)                   
 4- 8-99        H Act 010, on 04-06-99 (Gov. Msg. No. 202)