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- Full Title
A bill to establish a Federal initiative respecting the dangers of smokeless tobacco, to provide assistance to States for programs respecting such dangers, and to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to disallow a deduction for smokeless tobacco advertising expenses, to impose an excise tax of 32 cents an ounce on smokeless tobacco, and to establish a trust fund for cancer research and smokeless tobacco educational activities.
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Jul 25, 1985
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3078”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
4 cosponsors (3D, 1R)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985
Enacted — Signed by the President
Apr 7, 1986
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 3078 — 99th Congress: Smokeless Tobacco Control Act of 1985. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/99/hr3078
“H.R. 3078 — 99th Congress: Smokeless Tobacco Control Act of 1985.” www.GovTrack.us. 1985. February 12, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/99/hr3078>
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