Status Summary

First reading, referred to Health & Long Term Care on 1.14.19 Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Health & Long Term Care on 1.18.19. Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Health & Long Term Care on 1.21.19 - passed and referred to Senate Ways & Means. Referred to Senate Ways & Means on 1.23.19, but no hearing scheduled yet. (updated 2.22.19)

Legislative Session

2019

Status

In Progress

Sponsor

Kuderer

Increases minimum legal age of sale of tobacco and vapor products to age 21.

Permits the Governor to seek government-to-government consultations with tribes about raising the minimum legal age of sale in cigarette tax compacts.

Would be effective January 1, 2020. 

*Companion to HB 1074*