HB4428 H H&HR AM D1

    The House Committee on Health and Human Resources moves to amend the bill on page two, section 11, line two, following the word “ establishments” and the period by striking out the remainder of the section and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

“a. A cigarette rolling machine shall not be possessed or otherwise utilized in any retail establishment. For the purpose of this section, a “cigarette rolling machine” is defined as a machine, device or other type of equipment that is intended to be used or may be used to make rolled tobacco or a substitute for rolled tobacco, for smoking from other tobacco products, including, without limitation, roll-your-own tobacco and tobacco products.

b. A person that knowingly violates this section is subject to the following civil penalties:

    1. A civil penalty in the amount of $25,000 in any acyion brought by the Department of Tax and Revenue or the Attorney General.

    2. If collected, the civil penalty shall be classified as general revenue dollars.

c. This section does not apply to ciarette rolling machines intended and designed for use by individual consumers who do not intend to offer the resulting product for resale.