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Titles (3)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

STOP Act
Smuggled Tobacco Prevention Act of 2010

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Internal Revenue Code to reduce tobacco smuggling, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
04/29/2010Introduced in House

All Actions (2)

Date
04/29/2010Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
Action By: House of Representatives
04/29/2010Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (123)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Levin, Sander M. [D-MI-12]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Waxman, Henry A. [D-CA-30]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Weiner, Anthony D. [D-NY-9]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-7]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Van Hollen, Chris [D-MD-8]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Pascrell, Bill, Jr. [D-NJ-8]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Lewis, John [D-GA-5]* 04/29/2010
Rep. McDermott, Jim [D-WA-7]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Davis, Danny K. [D-IL-7]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Kind, Ron [D-WI-3]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Sanchez, Linda T. [D-CA-39]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Stark, Fortney Pete [D-CA-13]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Schwartz, Allyson Y. [D-PA-13]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Thompson, Mike [D-CA-1]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Brown-Waite, Ginny [R-FL-5]* 04/29/2010
Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Eshoo, Anna G. [D-CA-14]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Israel, Steve [D-NY-2]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Kilpatrick, Carolyn C. [D-MI-13]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Lipinski, Daniel [D-IL-3]* 04/29/2010
Rep. McCarthy, Carolyn [D-NY-4]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Snyder, Vic [D-AR-2]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Sutton, Betty [D-OH-13]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Walz, Timothy J. [D-MN-1]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Welch, Peter [D-VT-At Large]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Woolsey, Lynn C. [D-CA-6]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Nadler, Jerrold [D-NY-8]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Berman, Howard L. [D-CA-28]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Langevin, James R. [D-RI-2]* 04/29/2010
Rep. DeGette, Diana [D-CO-1]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-14]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Green, Gene [D-TX-29]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Hinchey, Maurice D. [D-NY-22]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-9]* 04/29/2010
Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Delahunt, Bill [D-MA-10]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA-7]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Cummings, Elijah E. [D-MD-7]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Filner, Bob [D-CA-51]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Lofgren, Zoe [D-CA-16]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Matsui, Doris O. [D-CA-5]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Meeks, Gregory W. [D-NY-6]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Platts, Todd Russell [R-PA-19]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Johnson, Eddie Bernice [D-TX-30]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Pierluisi, Pedro R. [D-PR-At Large]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Pallone, Frank, Jr. [D-NJ-6]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Capps, Lois [D-CA-23]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Holt, Rush [D-NJ-12]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Wu, David [D-OR-1]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Sherman, Brad [D-CA-27]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Braley, Bruce L. [D-IA-1]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Ellison, Keith [D-MN-5]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Hare, Phil [D-IL-17]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Hinojosa, Ruben [D-TX-15]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Honda, Michael M. [D-CA-15]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Clarke, Yvette D. [D-NY-11]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Kucinich, Dennis J. [D-OH-10]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Matheson, Jim [D-UT-2]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Slaughter, Louise McIntosh [D-NY-28]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Tierney, John F. [D-MA-6]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Grayson, Alan [D-FL-8]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Serrano, Jose E. [D-NY-16]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Waters, Maxine [D-CA-35]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Bishop, Timothy H. [D-NY-1]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Kaptur, Marcy [D-OH-9]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Watson, Diane E. [D-CA-33]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Davis, Susan A. [D-CA-53]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Grijalva, Raul M. [D-AZ-7]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Farr, Sam [D-CA-17]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Sanchez, Loretta [D-CA-47]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Carnahan, Russ [D-MO-3]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Napolitano, Grace F. [D-CA-38]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Connolly, Gerald E. [D-VA-11]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Gutierrez, Luis V. [D-IL-4]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Sires, Albio [D-NJ-13]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Baldwin, Tammy [D-WI-2]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Olver, John W. [D-MA-1]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Payne, Donald M. [D-NJ-10]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Richardson, Laura [D-CA-37]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Roybal-Allard, Lucille [D-CA-34]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-18]* 04/29/2010
Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-3]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Edwards, Donna F. [D-MD-4]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Loebsack, David [D-IA-2]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Frank, Barney [D-MA-4]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Rothman, Steven R. [D-NJ-9]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Andrews, Robert E. [D-NJ-1]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Ryan, Tim [D-OH-17]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Tsongas, Niki [D-MA-5]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Ackerman, Gary L. [D-NY-5]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Hirono, Mazie K. [D-HI-2]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Oberstar, James L. [D-MN-8]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Capuano, Michael E. [D-MA-8]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Lynch, Stephen F. [D-MA-9]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Sarbanes, John P. [D-MD-3]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Wasserman Schultz, Debbie [D-FL-20]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Arcuri, Michael A. [D-NY-24]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Jackson, Jesse L., Jr. [D-IL-2]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Kilroy, Mary Jo [D-OH-15]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Sestak, Joe [D-PA-7]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Kennedy, Patrick J. [D-RI-1]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Hall, John J. [D-NY-19]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Himes, James A. [D-CT-4]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Tonko, Paul [D-NY-21]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Moran, James P. [D-VA-8]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Dahlkemper, Kathleen A. [D-PA-3]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Harman, Jane [D-CA-36]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Moore, Dennis [D-KS-3]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Baird, Brian [D-WA-3]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Schrader, Kurt [D-OR-5]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Garamendi, John [D-CA-10]* 04/29/2010
Rep. Pastor, Ed [D-AZ-4] 07/27/2010
Rep. Costello, Jerry F. [D-IL-12] 07/27/2010
Rep. Dingell, John D. [D-MI-15] 07/27/2010
Rep. Faleomavaega, Eni F. H. [D-AS-At Large] 07/27/2010
Rep. King, Peter T. [R-NY-3] 07/27/2010

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Ways and Means04/29/2010 Referred to

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Latest Summary (1)

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Introduced in House (04/29/2010)

Smuggled Tobacco Prevention Act of 2010 or the STOP Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to restrict the sale, lease, importation, or delivery of tobacco production machines to persons lawfully engaged in: (1) the sale, lease, or delivery of such machines; (2) the manufacture or processing of tobacco products, including for personal use; or (3) the application of unique identification markings onto tobacco product packages. Defines "tobacco production machine" as a machine used to manufacture, process, or package tobacco products or to apply unique identification markings to packages of tobacco products. Requires any person leasing, importing, exporting, or delivering a tobacco production machine to keep records relating to any transfers or deliveries of such machines.

Requires manufacturers and importers of tobacco products to affix a unique identification marking to each package of tobacco products prior to sale or distribution of such products. Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to design a system of unique identification markings that does not interfere with state and local tax stamps and markings.

Requires wholesalers of tobacco products to obtain permits for selling or exporting tobacco products.

Establishes new criminal offenses relating to the distribution of tobacco products. Increases the civil penalty for tobacco-related infractions from $1,000 to $10,000.

Establishes in the Treasury the Anti-Contraband Tobacco Trafficking Fund to finance the enforcement provisions of this Act and other laws relating to contraband or illegal tobacco products using the increased civil and criminal fines provided by this Act.

Amends the Tariff Act of 1930 to impose a civil penalty for the importation of tobacco products and cigarette papers and tubes by fraudulent means.