H.R. 5934 (112th): Stop Tobacco Smuggling in the Territories Act of 2012

112th Congress, 2011–2013. Text as of Nov 15, 2012 (Referred to Senate Committee).

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112th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 5934

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

November 15, 2012

Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

AN ACT

To amend title 18, United States Code, to include certain territories and possessions of the United States in the definition of State for the purposes of chapter 114, relating to trafficking in contraband cigarettes and smokeless tobacco.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Stop Tobacco Smuggling in the Territories Act of 2012.

2.

Territories and possessions of the United States included in the definition of State for the purposes of the prohibition against trafficking in contraband cigarettes and smokeless tobacco

Paragraph (4) of section 2341 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by striking or the Virgin Islands and inserting the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, or Guam.

Passed the House of Representatives November 14, 2012.

Karen L. Haas,

Clerk