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Referred in Senate (11/15/2012)


112th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 5934


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

November 15, 2012

Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


AN ACT

To amend title 18, United States Code, to include certain territories and possessions of the United States in the definition of State for the purposes of chapter 114, relating to trafficking in contraband cigarettes and smokeless tobacco.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Stop Tobacco Smuggling in the Territories Act of 2012”.

SEC. 2. Territories and possessions of the United States included in the definition of State for the purposes of the prohibition against trafficking in contraband cigarettes and smokeless tobacco.

Paragraph (4) of section 2341 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by striking “or the Virgin Islands” and inserting “the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, or Guam”.

Passed the House of Representatives November 14, 2012.

    Attest: karen l. haas,   
    Clerk

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