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Minutes for SB96 - Committee on Taxation

Short Title

Enforcement of certain provisions of the cigarette and tobacco products act involving licenses, permits, records, unlawful acts and remittance of taxes and deposits.

Minutes Content for Thu, Mar 23, 2017

Mr. Wells provided an overview on SB96 noting the bill amends a number of statutes in the Kansas Cigarette and Tobacco Products Act to be in compliance with the Master Settlement Agreement.  The bill amends definitions, licenses and permits, suspension or revocation licenses, stamps, records required of dealers, unlawful acts, penalties, sale of cigarettes, application of certain laws to taxes, remittance of taxes and escrow deposits.  

Mr. Wells stood for questions from the Committee.

Kathleen Smith, Department of Revenue provided information on the fiscal note for SB96 noting the purpose of the bill is to reserve Kansas' share of the Tobacco Settlement Agreement revenues by implementing the necessary enforcement provisions.  The share of the Tobacco Settlement Agreement for Kansas is around $50 million.

Proponent:

Ms. Landis, Department of Revenue testified as a proponent for SB96(Attachment 34)

Ms. Landis stood for questions from the Committee.

Hearing closed on SB96.

Meeting adjourned at 5:06 p.m.

Next meeting scheduled for March 27, 2017.