Hawaii State Legislature
2004 Legislative Session

HB549 HD1

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Measure Title: RELATING TO THE CIGARETTE AND TOBACCO TAX.
Report Title: Cigarette and Tobacco Tax
Description: Raises the excise tax on tobacco products from 6.00 cents per cigarette to 8.00 cents per cigarette after June 30, 2003, 9.00 cents per cigarette after June 30, 2004, and 10.00 cents per cigarette after June 30, 2005. Raises the excise tax on other tobacco products from forty to fifty per cent. Establishes the Substance Abuse and Tobacco Cessation Special Fund. (HB549 HD1)
Package: None
Companion:
Introducer(s): M. OSHIRO, SHIMABUKURO
Current Referral:HLT, FIN

Date Status Text
1/21/2003HIntroduced
1/22/2003HPass First Reading
1/24/2003HReferred to HLT, FIN, referral sheet 3.
2/4/2003HBill scheduled to be heard by HLT on Thursday, 02-06-03 at 8:45 am in House conference room 329.
2/6/2003HThe committees on HLT recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 6 Ayes: Representative(s) Arakaki, Nishimoto, Hale, Kahikina, Shimabukuro, Takumi; Ayes with reservations: none; 2 Noes: Representative(s) Finnegan, Stonebraker; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Takai, Ching.
2/12/2003HReported from the committee on HLT (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 282) as amended in (HD 1), recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to the committee on FIN.
2/12/2003HPassed Second Reading as amended in (HD 1) and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with Representative(s) Finnegan, Jernigan, Leong, Marumoto, Meyer, Moses, Ontai, Pendleton, Stonebraker voting no and Representative(s) Fox, Tamayo excused.
8/21/2003DCarried over to 2004 Regular Session

$ = Appropriation measure
ConAm = Constitutional Amendment