South Carolina General Assembly
123rd Session, 2019-2020

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H. 3849

STATUS INFORMATION

Joint Resolution
Sponsors: Reps. G.M. Smith and Toole
Document Path: l:\council\bills\nbd\11220dg19.docx
Companion/Similar bill(s): 398

Introduced in the House on February 5, 2019
Introduced in the Senate on February 12, 2019
Last Amended on February 7, 2019
Currently residing in the Senate

Summary: Cigarette stamp tax

HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS

     Date      Body   Action Description with journal page number
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    2/5/2019  House   Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without 
                        reference (House Journal-page 27)
    2/7/2019  House   Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Toole
    2/7/2019  House   Amended (House Journal-page 21)
    2/7/2019  House   Read second time (House Journal-page 21)
    2/7/2019  House   Roll call Yeas-105  Nays-0 (House Journal-page 22)
    2/7/2019  House   Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative 
                        day (House Journal-page 23)
   2/12/2019  House   Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 2)
   2/12/2019  Senate  Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 6)
   2/12/2019  Senate  Referred to Committee on Finance (Senate Journal-page 6)
   2/20/2019  Senate  Committee report: Favorable Finance

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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

2/5/2019
2/5/2019-A
2/7/2019

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AMENDED

February 7, 2019

H. 3849

Introduced by Reps. G.M. Smith and Toole

S. Printed 2/7/19--H.

Read the first time February 5, 2019.

            

A JOINT RESOLUTION

TO PROVIDE A GRACE PERIOD ON THE ENFORCEMENT OF SECTION 12-21-735 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE STAMP TAX ON CIGARETTES, AGAINST UNSTAMPED PACKAGES OF CIGARETTES FOR WHICH APPLICABLE TAXES HAVE BEEN PAID.

Amend Title To Conform

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:

SECTION    1.    For the period beginning January 1, 2019, and ending October 1, 2019, unstamped packages of cigarettes subject to the provisions of Section 12-21-735 for which applicable taxes have been paid are not contraband goods subject to seizure by the Department of Revenue or any peace officer of the State, and any fines associated with such seizure.

SECTION    2.    This joint resolution takes effect upon approval by the Governor.

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