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2019 House Bill 1074: Protecting youth from tobacco products and vapor products by increasing the minimum legal age of sale of tobacco and vapor products
Introduced by Rep. Paul Harris (Vancouver) (R) on January 14, 2019
  Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Health Care & Wellness Committee on January 14, 2019
Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on January 29, 2019
Amendment offered by Rep. Joe Schmick (Colfax) (R) on February 20, 2019
Lowers the age of a person who can be sold or given cigars, cigarettes, tobacco, or vapor products from twenty-one to nineteen years old. Replaces intent language that focused on raising the legal age to 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 February 20, 2019
Amendment offered by Rep. Joe Schmick (Colfax) (R) on February 20, 2019
Clarifies that the Indian tribes that the Governor may seek government-to-government consultations with to discuss raising the minimum age of sale in compacts for cigarettes and vapor products are federally recognized Indian tribes.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on February 20, 2019
Passed 66 to 30 in the House on February 20, 2019.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
Prohibits the sale of cigarettes, tobacco products, and vapor products to persons under the age of 21.
Received in the Senate on February 22, 2019
Referred to the Senate Ways & Means Committee on February 22, 2019
Referred to the Senate Rules Committee on March 25, 2019
Amendment offered by Sen. Doug Ericksen (Ferndale) (R) on March 27, 2019
Makes possession of tobacco or vapor products by anyone under the age of 21 class 3 civil infraction.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the Senate on March 27, 2019
Amendment offered by Sen. Mike Padden (Spokane Valley) (R) on March 27, 2019
Allows individuals to sell tobacco and vapor products to armed service members and veterans if the member or veteran is 18 years old or older.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the Senate on March 27, 2019
Signed by Gov. Jay Inslee on April 5, 2019

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