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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 5878

 

January Session, 2013

 

LCO No. 1790

   

Referred to Committee on FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. LEMAR, 96th Dist.

 

AN ACT INCREASING THE TAX ON CIGARETTES.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That chapter 214 of the general statutes be amended to increase the tax on cigarettes by ninety-five cents.

Statement of Purpose:

To match the tax on cigarettes in New York, improve public health, reduce smoking rates and help cover the costs of treating smoking-related illness.