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2015 Senate Bill 476: Cap cigar tax

Public Act 86 of 2016

Introduced by Sen. Wayne Schmidt (R) on September 10, 2015 To repeal the Oct. 1, 2016 sunset on a law that caps the tobacco tax imposed on cigars at 50 cents per cigar. In other words, if the bill becomes law the 50 cent cap would remain in effect.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Commerce Committee on September 10, 2015
Reported in the Senate on December 3, 2015 With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Passed 38 to 0 in the Senate on December 10, 2015.
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To repeal the Oct. 1, 2016 sunset on a law that caps the tobacco tax imposed on cigars at 50 cents per cigar. In other words, if the bill becomes law the 50 cent cap would remain in effect for another five years.
Received in the House on December 10, 2015
Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on December 10, 2015
Reported in the House on February 17, 2016 With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. Jon Hoadley (D) on March 23, 2016 In index the cap to inflation.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on March 23, 2016
Passed 90 to 18 in the House on March 24, 2016.
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(same description)
To repeal the Oct. 1, 2016 sunset on a law that caps the tobacco tax imposed on cigars at 50 cents per cigar. In other words, if the bill becomes law the 50 cent cap would remain in effect for another five years.
Received in the Senate on March 24, 2016
Passed 36 to 0 in the Senate on March 24, 2016.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To concur with the House-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on April 19, 2016

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