SB 134 (BR 845) - G. Tapp
AN ACT relating to cigarettes.
Create new sections of KRS 227 to require cigarettes sold and distributed in Kentucky to comply with fire-safe performance standards; define, "cigarette", "manufacturer", "quality control and assurance program", "repeatability", "retail dealer", "sale", "sell", "wholesale dealer"; establish cigarette ignition propensity testing standards; allow for equivalent cigarette ignition propensity testing standards; require periodic reporting to the Legislature; require manufacturers to submit written certifications to state; set out requirements for cigarette package markings; specify civil penalties for violations; empower state agencies to conduct inspections; create special "Fire Prevention and Public Safety Fund"; allow for exemptions; specify federal pre-emption.
SB 134 - AMENDMENTS
SCS - Retain original provisions of the bill; add "or FS" and change "Compliant" to "Compliance" on page 8 line 1.
HFA (1, T. McKee) - Amend to require that manufacturers pay a cigarette certification fee of $1,000 per brand family.
Feb 8-introduced in Senate
Feb 12-to Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S)
Feb 15-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
Feb 16-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 20
Feb 20-3rd reading, passed 36-0 with Committee Substitute
Feb 21-received in House
Feb 23-to Licensing & Occupations (H)
Feb 27-posted in committee
Mar 5-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
Mar 6-2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendment (1) filed
Mar 7-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 8, 2007
Mar 9-3rd reading, passed 98-0 with floor amendment (1) ; received in Senate; posted for passage for concurrence in House floor amendment (1) ; Senate concurred in House floor amendment (1) ; passed 36-0
Mar 12-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
Mar 23-signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 70)