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2017 House Bill 1054: Concerning the age of individuals at which sale or distribution of tobacco and vapor products may be made
Introduced by Rep. Paul Harris (Vancouver) (R) on January 9, 2017
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Referred to the House Health Care & Wellness Committee on January 9, 2017
Referred to the House Finance Committee on February 7, 2017
Substitute offered in the House on January 23, 2018
Prohibits the sale of cigarettes, tobacco products, and vapor products to persons under the age of 21.
Referred to the House Rules Committee on February 8, 2018
Amendment offered by Rep. Nicole Macri (Seattle) (D) on March 7, 2018
Allows the Governor to seek government-to-government consultations with Indian tribes regarding raising the minimum age of sale in compacts for cigarette tax contracts. Requires the Governor to report to the appropriate committees of the Legislature on the status of the consultations by December 1, 2019..
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on March 7, 2018
Amendment offered by Rep. Matt Manweller (Ellensburg) (R) on March 7, 2018
Requires the liquor and cannabis board to conduct regular efforts to prevent nontribal members under 21 years old from obtaining tobacco products on tribal land.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on March 7, 2018
Amendment offered by Rep. Matt Manweller (Ellensburg) (R) on March 7, 2018
Requires the liquor and cannabis board to conduct regular efforts to prevent nontribal members under 19 years old from obtaining tobacco products on tribal land.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on March 7, 2018
Amendment offered by Rep. David Taylor (Moxee) (R) on March 7, 2018
Provides that this act does not apply in a county if any Indian tribe within that county sells or permits to be sold to any person who is eighteen years old or older any cigar, cigarette, cigarette paper or wrapper, tobacco in any form, or vapor product and no provision of this act may be enforced and/or implemented in respect to such sales.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on March 7, 2018
Amendment offered by Rep. Brandon Vick (Camas) (R) on March 7, 2018
Lowers the age of a person who can be sold cigars, cigarettes, tobacco, or vapor products to 19, instead of 21 years old. Replaces intent language that focused on raising the legal age 4to purchase tobacco to individuals 21 or older, with information about raising the age to 19 years old.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on March 7, 2018
Received in the Senate on March 8, 2018
Referred to the Senate Ways & Means Committee on March 8, 2018

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