HB176 (2017) Detail

Relative to the sale of cigar-related products.


HB 176 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2017 SESSION

17-0351

03/04

 

HOUSE BILL 176

 

AN ACT relative to the sale of cigar-related products.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Beaudoin, Straf. 9; Rep. Spillane, Rock. 2; Rep. Phinney, Straf. 24; Rep. Sapareto, Rock. 6

 

COMMITTEE: Commerce and Consumer Affairs

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill limits to businesses that generate less than $75,000 in annual revenue the requirement that a cigar bar generate at least 60 percent of its revenue from cigar-related sales.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

17-0351

03/04

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT relative to the sale of cigar-related products.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

1  Cigar Bar Definition.  Amend RSA 178:20-a, II(a) to read as follows:

(a)  Generates 60 percent or more of its quarterly gross revenue from the sale of cigar-related products, which is limited to cigars, humidors, cigar cutters, cigar cases, lighters, and ashtrays.  Mail order and Internet sales, as well as revenue generated from other tobacco sales in store, including cigarettes and loose tobacco sales, shall not be used to determine whether an establishment satisfies the definition of a cigar bar.  The 60 percent cigar-related sales requirement shall only apply to a business that has gross annual revenues of less than $75,000.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Links

HB176 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 18, 2017 House Hearing
Jan. 25, 2017 House Exec Session
Feb. 9, 2017 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB176 Revision: 1135 Date: Jan. 30, 2017, 12:33 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 4, 2017 Introduced 01/04/2017 and referred to Commerce and Consumer Affairs HJ 2 P. 19
Jan. 18, 2017 Public Hearing: 01/18/2017 10:45 AM LOB 302
Jan. 25, 2017 Subcommittee Work Session: 01/25/2017 09:00 AM LOB 302
Jan. 25, 2017 Executive Session: 01/25/2017 11:15 AM LOB 302
Feb. 9, 2017 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 02/09/2017 (Vote 13-4; RC) HC 10 P. 9
Feb. 9, 2017 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA RC 201-93 02/09/2017 HJ 6 P. 11