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SB 106 - Prohibits Selling Vaping Products to Minors - Michigan Key Vote

Kara Hope voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Prohibits Selling Vaping Products to Minors

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (100-9) - (Key vote)
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Title: Prohibits Selling Vaping Products to Minors

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits selling vaping products to minors.

Highlights:

 

  • Prohibits a person from selling, giving, or furnishing a tobacco product, vapor product, or alternative nicotine product to a minor, including but not limited to, through a vending machine (Sec. 1). 

  • Specifies that a person who violates the above highlight is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by the following fines (Sec. 1):

    • No more than $100 for the first offense;

    • No more than $500 for the second offense; and 

    • No more than $2,500 for the third or any subsequent offense. 

  • Requires a person to verify that an individual is at least 18 years old before selling, offering to sell, giving, or furnishing a tobacco product, vapor product, or alternative nicotine product to said individual, by doing one of the following (Sec. 1):

    • If the individual appears to be under 27 years old, examining a government-issued photographic identification that establishes they are at least 18 years old; or

    • For sales made through the internet or other remote sales method, verifying age through an independent, third-party service.

  • Prohibits a minor from doing any of the following (Sec. 2):

    • Purchasing or attempting to purchase a vapor product or alternative nicotine product;

    • Possessing or attempting to possess a vapor product or alternative nicotine product;

    • Using a vapor product or alternative nicotine product in a public place; and

    • Presenting or offering to an individual a purported proof of age that is false, fradulent, or not actually proof of their age for attempting to purchase a vapor product or alternative nicotine product.

  • Specifies that a person who violates the above highlight is responsible for a state civil infraction or guilty of a misdemeanor as follows (Sec. 2):

    • For the first offense, the individual is responsible for a state civil infraction and will be fined no more than $50, and the court can order the individual to participate in a health promotion and risk reduction assessment program and perform no more than 16 hours of community service;

    • For the second violation, the individual is responsible for a state civil infraction and will be fined no more than $50, and the court can order the individual to participate in a health promotion and risk reduction assessment program and perform no more than 32 hours of community service; and

    • If a violation occurs after two or more prior judgements, the individual is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of no more than $50 for each violation, and the court can require the individual to participate in a health promotion and risk reduction assessment program, in addition to performing no more than 48 hours of community service.

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (38-0) -

Title: Prohibits Selling Vaping Products to Minors

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Prohibits Selling Vaping Products to Minors

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