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2012 Senate Bill 930: Authorize “digital” tobacco tax stamps

Public Act 188 of 2012

  1. Introduced by Sen. Roger Kahn (R) on February 7, 2012, to authorize “digital” tobacco tax stamps, which are the means by which the state detects whether tax has been paid on “bootleg” cigarettes. The bill also clarifies that a person who uses an automated, “commercial grade” cigarette rolling machine is considered a “manufacturer” subject to state taxes, unless the cigarettes are produced in an individual’s dwelling for his or her own consumption.
    • Referred to the Senate Finance Committee on February 7, 2012.
      • Reported in the Senate on February 9, 2012, with the recommendation that the bill pass.
    • Substitute offered in the Senate on February 22, 2012. The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on February 22, 2012.
  2. Passed 36 to 2 in the Senate on February 22, 2012.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the House on February 22, 2012.
    • Referred to the House Tax Policy Committee on February 22, 2012.
      • Reported in the House on March 28, 2012, without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
  4. Passed 59 to 48 in the House on June 5, 2012, to authorize “digital” tobacco tax stamps, which are the means by which the state detects whether tax has been paid on “bootleg” cigarettes. The bill also clarifies that a person who uses an automated, “commercial grade” cigarette rolling machine is considered a “manufacturer” subject to state taxes, unless the cigarettes are produced in an individual’s dwelling for his or her own consumption.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Signed with line-item veto by Gov. Rick Snyder on June 20, 2012.
  6. Received in the Senate on July 18, 2012.

Comments

Re: 2012 Senate Bill 930 (Authorize “digital” tobacco tax stamps )  by angry1 on June 28, 2012 

Make sure you get the list of people who voted for this and dont vote them back in.



Re: 2012 Senate Bill 930 (Authorize “digital” tobacco tax stamps )  by angry1 on June 28, 2012 

 There also is nothing on Kahns site about recieving this kick back, oh, I mean donation! Right!! Sick of politics as usual. Its not about the people anymore  its about how much they can put in THEIR pockets. Very Sad!!!!!!!!!!!



Re: 2012 Senate Bill 930 (Authorize “digital” tobacco tax stamps )  by angry1 on June 28, 2012 

 I was told he recieve a check for 10 million dollars from RJ Reynolds after it passed, does anyone know if this is true. The so called media does not say a dam thing about it.



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