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S Amdt P-1 - Cigarette Tax Increase for Medicaid - Key Vote

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Amendment - Amendment Tabled (Senate) (31-13) - (Key vote)

Title: Cigarette Tax Increase for Medicaid

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote on a motion to table an amendment that would raise the cigarette tax by one dollar a pack to fund Medicaid.

Highlights:
-Allows the Department of Revenue to adjust the cigarette tax based on the annual increase in costs for medical services as determined by the Consumer Price Index (Sec. 1).
Note:

NOTE: A LEGISLATOR MAY MOVE TO TABLE ANY PENDING LEGISLATION, THUS HALTING FURTHER CONSIDERATION. A "YEA" VOTE IS IN SUPPORT OF HALTING FURTHER CONSIDERATION, AND A "NAY" VOTE IS IN SUPPORT OF FURTHER CONSIDERATION. TABLING MOTIONS ARE OFTEN USED TO KILL LEGISLATION.

Amendment - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Cigarette Tax Increase for Medicaid

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