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HB 591

Removes termination of the applicability of a certain portion of the tax levied on cigarettes

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Session: 2011

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This text refers to the Override of Veto in the House.
Vote to override a veto of a bill that makes permanent a tax of four-twentieths of 1 cent per cigarette, whereas existing law has the tax set to expire on June 30, 2012.
-Requires revenue from the tax to be deposited into the state general fund to be used exclusively for health care expenditures that are eligible for federal financial participation (Sec. 1).

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Senate Notice House sustained the Governor's veto.
House Called from the calendar.
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