HB 533/FN (BR 1764) - D. Ford, R. Wilkey
AN ACT relating to tobacco taxes.
Amends KRS 131.600 and 138.140 to clarify that the tax on "roll-your-own" tobacco is an excise tax and is subject to escrow payments under the Master Settlement Agreement.
HB 533 - AMENDMENTS
SCS - Amend KRS 156.160 to require the Kentucky Board of Education to use A.D. (anno Domini) and B.C. (before Christ) when referencing time.
SCA (1/Title, C. Borders) - Make title amendment.
SFA (1, J. Denton) - Amend KRS 131.130 to define distributor as a person who distributes only cigarettes and purchases 100% of them from a single manufacturer with whom the person has an exclusive relationship to serve a defined geographical territory; amend KRS 131.195 to require a distributor to obtain a license; permit the distributor to sell or purchase from any other licensee untax-paid cigarettes; require the distributor to secure a separate license for each place of business where the untax-paid cigarettes are received; require the distributor to maintain records in accordance with administrative regulations promulgated by the department.
SFA (2/Title, J. Denton) - Make title amendment.
Feb 8-introduced in House
Feb 10-to Appropriations and Revenue (H)
Feb 14-posted in committee
Feb 27-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
Feb 28-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 6-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 7, 2006
Mar 8-3rd reading, passed 94-1
Mar 9-received in Senate
Mar 13-to Appropriations and Revenue (S)
Mar 21-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar; floor amendments (1) and (2-title) filed
Mar 22-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 24-recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (S)
Apr 12-reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title) ; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, April 12, 2006; 3rd reading; floor amendments (1) and (2-title) withdrawn ; passed 33-0 with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title) ; received in House