Bill Text — Sep 16, 2012
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Mar 23, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on May 21, 2009 but was never passed by the Senate.
Representative for New York's 9th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jun 1, 2009
Length: 68 pages
Enacted — Signed by the President — Mar 31, 2010
To prevent tobacco smuggling, to ensure the collection of all tobacco taxes, and for other purposes.
5/21/2009--Passed House amended.Prevent All Cigarette Trafficking Act of 2009 or PACT Act - Amends the Jenkins Act to revise provisions governing the collection of taxes on, and trafficking in, cigarettes ... Read more >
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Earlier Version — Passed House
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Last Action: Sep 10, 2008
Enacted — Signed by the President
Mar 31, 2010
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