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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3136         FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2570

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

John P. Fresolo

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act to impose a tax on cigarette rolling papers.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

John P. Fresolo

16th Worcester

Marjorie C. Decker

25th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3136        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2570

By Mr. Fresolo of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2570) of John P. Fresolo and Marjorie C. Decker for legislation to impose a tax on the sale of rolling paper for cigarettes.  Revenue. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 2511 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act to impose a tax on cigarette rolling papers.
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              SECTION 1. Chapter 64H of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2006 Official Edition, is hereby amended  by inserting the following section.

              Section 2B. In addition to the foregoing tax there is hereby established an additional tax of $5 on the sale of tobacco rolling papers per package.

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