H.R. 1676 (111th): PACT Act


Mar 23, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

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.


Anthony Weiner

Representative for New York's 9th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 1, 2009
Length: 68 pages

See Instead:

S. 1147 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Mar 31, 2010

About the bill

Full Title

To prevent tobacco smuggling, to ensure the collection of all tobacco taxes, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

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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Mar 23, 2009

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Apr 28, 2009
Reported by Committee

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May 21, 2009
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1676”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (2R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
May 21, 2009 1:53 p.m.
Passed 397/11

Related Bills

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H.R. 4081 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Passed House
Last Action: Sep 10, 2008

S. 1147 (Related)

Enacted — Signed by the President
Mar 31, 2010

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