H.R.9741 - 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 10/25/1977)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||10/25/1977 Referred to House Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.9741 — 95th Congress (1977-1978)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (10/25/1977)
Prohibits commerce in contraband cigarettes.
Defines "contraband cigarettes" as a quantity of more than 20, with respect to which the applicable State cigarette taxes which have not been paid and 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.