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LD 1028 - Increases Taxes on Tobacco Products - Maine Key Vote

Ben Chipman voted Yea (Concurrence Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Increases Taxes on Tobacco Products

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (23-12) - (Key vote)
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Title: Increases Taxes on Tobacco Products

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with House amendments and pass a bill that increases taxes on tobacco products.

Highlights:

 

  • Specifies that beginning January 2, 2020, a 43 percent tax will be imposed on the wholesale price of all tobacco products (Sec. A-4).

  • Defines “tobacco products” as cigars, cheroots, stogies, electronic smoking devices and the liquids used in electronic smoking devices, whether or not they contain nicotine (Sec. A-2).

Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (86-49) - (Key vote)
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Title: Increases Taxes on Tobacco Products

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass an amended bill that increases taxes on tobacco products.

Highlights:

 

  • Specifies that beginning January 2, 2020, a 43 percent tax will be imposed on the wholesale price of all tobacco products (Sec. A-4).

  • Defines “tobacco products” as cigars, cheroots, stogies, electronic smoking devices and the liquids used in electronic smoking devices, whether or not they contain nicotine (Sec. A-2).

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (23-12) -

Title: Increases Taxes on Tobacco Products

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Increases Taxes on Tobacco Products

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