H.R. 5773: Stop Tobacco Smuggling in the Insular Areas Act of 2016

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

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Jul 13, 2016


Referred to Committee on Jul 13, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on July 13, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Gregorio Sablan

Delegate for the Northern Mariana Islands



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Last Updated: Jul 13, 2016
Length: 2 pages


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Jul 13, 2016

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