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Titles (2)

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Short Titles as Introduced

Tobacco to 21 Act

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To prohibit the sale or distribution of tobacco products to individuals under the age of 21.

Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
09/30/2015Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

Date All Actions
10/02/2015Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
09/30/2015Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Action By: House of Representatives
09/30/2015Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Energy and Commerce09/30/2015 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health10/02/2015 Referred to

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Introduced in House (09/30/2015)

Tobacco to 21 Act

This bill prohibits the sale or distribution of tobacco products to individuals under the age of 21.

The Department of Health and Human Services must enforce this prohibition by taking necessary actions including, as appropriate, conducting undercover compliance checks, performing retailer inspections, initiating enforcement actions for noncompliance, and establishing requirements that retailers check identification.