To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to clarify the Food and Drug Administration's jurisdiction over certain tobacco products, and to protect jobs and small businesses involved in the sale, manufacturing and distribution of traditional and premium cigars.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 8th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 15, 2013
Length: 4 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced on February 15, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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167 Cosponsors (139 Republicans, 28 Democrats)
Apr 15, 2011
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1639 (112th).
Feb 15, 2013
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Feb 2, 2015
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 662 (114th).
Jan 13, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 564 (115th).
H.R. 792 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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