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H.R. 1256 (111th): Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act

This was a vote to pass H.R. 1256 (111th) in the House.

The Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, (Pub.L. 111–31, H.R. 1256) is a federal statute in the United States that was signed into law by President Barack Obama on June 22, 2009. The Act gives the Food and Drug Administration the power to regulate the tobacco industry. A signature element of the law imposes new warnings and labels on tobacco packaging and their advertisements, with the goal of discouraging minors and young adults from smoking. The Act also bans flavored cigarettes, places limits on the advertising of tobacco products to minors and requires tobacco companies to seek FDA approval for new tobacco products.

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Congress
111th Congress
Date
Jun 12, 2009
Chamber
House
Number
#335
Question:
Concurring in the Senate Amendment in the House
Result:
Passed

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Key: D Yea R Yea D Nay R Nay
Seat position based on our ideology score.
Totals     Democrat     Republican
  Yea 307
 
 
71%
237 70
  Nay 97
 
 
22%
7 90
Not Voting 30
 
 
7%
12 18
Required: Simple Majority source: house.gov

Vote Details

Notes: The Speaker’s Vote? “Aye” or “Yea”?
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