Text: H.R.4249 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (09/09/2019)


116th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 4249


To amend the Federal Cigarette Labeling and Advertising Act to extend the prohibition on electronic advertisements of cigarettes and little cigars to electronic nicotine delivery systems.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

September 9, 2019

Ms. Brownley of California introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce


A BILL

To amend the Federal Cigarette Labeling and Advertising Act to extend the prohibition on electronic advertisements of cigarettes and little cigars to electronic nicotine delivery systems.

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 Vaping Ads Act of 2019”.

SEC. 2. Prohibition on electronic advertisements of electronic nicotine delivery systems.

Section 6 of the Federal Cigarette Labeling and Advertising Act (15 U.S.C. 1335) is amended—

(1) by striking “and little cigars” and inserting “, little cigars, and electronic nicotine delivery systems”;

(2) by striking “After” and inserting the following:

“(a) In general.—After”; and

(3) by adding at the end the following:

“(b) Electronic nicotine delivery system defined.—In this section, the term ‘electronic nicotine delivery system’—

“(1) means any electronic device that delivers nicotine, flavor, or another substance via an aerosolized solution to the user inhaling from the device (including e-cigarettes, e-hookah, e-cigars, vape pens, advanced refillable personal vaporizers, and electronic pipes) and any component, liquid, part, or accessory of such a device, whether or not sold separately; and

“(2) does not include a product that—

“(A) is approved by the Food and Drug Administration for sale as a tobacco cessation product or for another therapeutic purpose; and

“(B) is marketed and sold solely for a purpose described in subparagraph (A).”.