Summary: H.R.4598 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (06/07/2000)

Gray Market Cigarettes Abolition Act of 2000 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code with respect to cigarettes manufactured for export, but which nevertheless are sold domestically.

Sets additional restrictions on tobacco products labeled for export.

Requires imported cigarettes to meet specified requirements of the Federal Cigarette Labeling and Advertising Act, as well as other specified requirements.

Establishes additional civil penalties for, and requires the forfeiture of, cigarettes sold for domestic consumption without the precise warnings required by the Cigarette Labeling and Advertising Act.