H.R.7828 - A bill to amend title 18 of the United States Code to eliminate racketeering in the sale and distribution of cigarettes.95th Congress (1977-1978)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Eilberg, Joshua [D-PA-4] (Introduced 06/16/1977)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||06/16/1977 Referred to House Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.7828 — 95th Congress (1977-1978)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/16/1977)
Prohibits commerce in contraband cigarettes.
Defines "contraband cigarettes" as a quantity of more than 20,000 cigarettes, bearing no evidence of payment of applicable State cigarette taxes, which are in the possession of any person other than (1) a person licensed by the State where the cigarettes are found or by the Internal Revenue Service, (2) a common or contract carrier, or (3) a government agent in the performance of duties.
Subjects dealers in cigarettes to such reporting requirements as the Secretary of the Treasury may prescribe.