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Titles (2)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Stop Tobacco Smuggling in the Insular Areas Act of 2016

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

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


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
07/13/2016Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

Date All Actions
07/27/2016Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
07/13/2016Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Action By: House of Representatives
07/13/2016Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (2)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Bordallo, Madeleine Z. [D-GU-At Large]* 07/13/2016
Rep. Plaskett, Stacey E. [D-VI-At Large]* 07/13/2016

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Judiciary07/13/2016 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations07/27/2016 Referred to

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Introduced in House (07/13/2016)

Stop Tobacco Smuggling in the Insular Areas Act of 2016

This bill amends the federal criminal code to prohibit in American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and Guam trafficking in contraband cigarettes and contraband smokeless tobacco. "Contraband" means items for which the applicable taxes have not been paid.