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H Amdt 3A - Cigarette Tax Increase for Employee Health Care - Key Vote

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Amendment - Amendment Tabled (House) (67-51) - (Key vote)

Title: Cigarette Tax Increase for Employee Health Care

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote on a motion to table an amendment that raises the surtax on cigarettes to $0.30 a pack and the tax on the gross proceeds of cigarette sales to 5.5% to use the revenue for a smoking cessation income tax credit, cancer screening credit, and small business health insurance income tax credit.

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 (House) -

Title: Cigarette Tax Increase for Employee Health Care

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