To prevent tobacco smuggling, to ensure the collection of all tobacco taxes, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 9th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Oct 2, 2008
Length: 66 pages
110th Congress (2007–2009)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 10, 2008 but was never passed by the Senate.
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3 Cosponsors (2 Republicans, 1 Democrat)
Nov 5, 2007
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Jul 16, 2008
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Sep 10, 2008
Passed House (Senate next)
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May 21, 2009
Reintroduced Bill — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1676 (111th).
H.R. 4081 (110th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 4081. This is the one from the 110th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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