H.R. 2779 (102nd): Cigarette Export Labeling Act


Jun 26, 1991
102nd Congress, 1991–1992

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 26, 1991, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Chester Atkins

Representative for Massachusetts's 5th congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

To make exports of cigarettes and the advertising of cigarettes abroad subject to the same restrictions on labeling and advertising of cigarettes as apply to the sale or distribution and advertising of cigarettes in the United States.

Summary (CRS)

6/26/1991--Introduced.Cigarette Export Labeling Act - Requires cigarettes being exported to bear the Surgeon General's warnings required by the Federal Cigarette Labeling and Advertising Act. Makes it unlawful to advertise abroad ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 26, 1991

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2779”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


37 cosponsors (35D, 2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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