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Last Action: This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on September 30, 2015.
Jul 25, 1985
99th Congress, 1985–1986
This bill was introduced on July 25, 1985, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Illinois's 7th congressional district
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.
7/25/1985--Introduced.Smokeless Tobacco Control Act of 1985 - Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services (Secretary) to develop educational programs and materials and public service announcements respecting the dangers to ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
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.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). 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. October 10, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/99/hr3078>
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