senate Bill S7335

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to a state tax on vapor products

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Jan 08, 2018 referred to health

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S7335 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1339-n, Pub Health L; amd §471-b, Tax L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S137

S7335 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Imposes a tax on vapor products at a rate of twenty-five cents per fluid milliliter, or a part thereof, of a vapor product; defines terms.

S7335 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7335 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  7335

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 8, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law and the tax law,  in  relation  to
  imposing a tax on vapor products

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Subdivision 8 of section 1399-n of the public  health  law,
as  amended  by  chapter  13  of  the laws of 2003, is amended and a new
subdivision 9-a is added to read as follows:
  8. "Smoking" means the burning of a lighted cigar, cigarette, pipe  or
any  other matter or substance which contains tobacco, THE BURNING OF AN
HERBAL CIGARETTE OR THE USE OF A VAPOR PRODUCT.
  9-A. "VAPOR PRODUCT" MEANS ANY NONCOMBUSTIBLE LIQUID OR  GEL,  REGARD-
LESS  OF  THE  PRESENCE OF NICOTINE THEREIN, THAT IS MANUFACTURED INTO A
FINISHED PRODUCT FOR USE IN AN ELECTRONIC CIGARETTE,  ELECTRONIC  CIGAR,
ELECTRONIC  CIGARILLO,  ELECTRONIC PIPE, VAPING PEN, HOOKAH PEN OR OTHER
SIMILAR DEVICE. "VAPOR PRODUCT" SHALL NOT INCLUDE ANY  PRODUCT  APPROVED
BY  THE  UNITED STATES FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION AS A DRUG OR MEDICAL
DEVICE.
  § 2. Subdivision 1 of section 471-b of  the  tax  law  is  amended  by
adding a new paragraph (d) to read as follows:
  (D)  THE STATE SHALL IMPOSE A TAX ON VAPOR PRODUCTS AT A RATE OF TWEN-
TY-FIVE CENTS PER FLUID MILLILITER, OR PART THEREOF, OF THE VAPOR  PROD-
UCT.  ALL  INVOICES FOR VAPOR PRODUCTS ISSUED BY DISTRIBUTORS AND WHOLE-
SALERS SHALL STATE THE AMOUNT OF VAPOR PRODUCT IN MILLILITERS.
  § 3. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
it shall have become a law.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14114-01-8

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