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Key Votes

HB 364 - Cigarette Tax Increase - Key Vote

Mississippi Key Votes

Fredie Carmichael voted Yea (Passage With Amendment) on this Legislation.

Read statements Fredie Carmichael made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Cigarette Tax Increase

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (40-4) -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (103-18) -
Legislation - Nonconcurrence Vote Passed (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (42-7) - (Key vote)

Title: Cigarette Tax Increase

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that increases the excise tax on cigarettes from 18/20 of 1 cent per cigarette to 2.45 cents per cigarette beginning on the date that a bill appropriating at least $25 million to the Motor Vehicle Ad Valorem Tax Reduction Fund during fiscal year 2008-2009 takes effect.

Highlights:
-The text of this bill was substituted by an amendment sponsored by the Senate Finance Committee.
Note:

NOTE: THIS BILL WAS AMENDED BY STRIKING THE ENTIRETY OF THE ORIGINAL TEXT OF THE BILL AND REPLACING IT WITH THE TEXT OF THE AMENDMENT. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE NEW BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY; IT MAY ADDRESS AN ENTIRELY DIFFERENT SUBJECT.

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (81-39) - (Key vote)

Title: Cigarette Tax Increase

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that increases the excise tax on cigarettes from 18/20 of 1 cent to 5 cents per cigarette beginning March 1, 2009.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Cigarette Tax Increase

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