Status Summary

First reading, referred to Labor & Commerce on 1.17.2020. Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Labor & Commerce; passed without recommendation on 1.23.2020 and referred to Human Services, Reentry & Rehabilitation on 1.24.2020. Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Human Services, Reentry & Rehabilitation on 2.5.2020. Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Human Services, Reentry & Rehabilitation on 2.6.2020. 1st substitute bill passed. Referred to Rules on 2.7.2020. (updated 2.21.2020) 

Legislative Session

2020

Status

In Progress

Sponsor

Sen. Saldaña

The age of tobacco and vapor purchasing, possession, and use is raised from eighteen to 21. Persons under 21 who use these products shall be offered community-based cessation interventions instead of being treated as violators or status offenders...

Seizure of product may only occur if the peace or enforcement officer of the board provides the individual documentation describing the seized product, and written information on cessation resources.