Senate Bill 1253
116th Congress(2019-2020)
Preventing Online Sales of E-Cigarettes to Children Act
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Amendments
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Passed Senate on Jul 2, 2020
Overview
Text
Introduced
Apr 30, 2019
Latest Action
Jul 6, 2020
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
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Bill Number
1253
Congress
116
Policy Area
Health
Health
Primary focus of measure is science or practice of the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease; health services administration and funding, including such programs as Medicare and Medicaid; health personnel and medical education; drug use and safety; health care coverage and insurance; health facilities. Measures concerning controlled substances and drug trafficking may fall under Crime and Law Enforcement policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Passed
July 2, 2020
Type
Unanimous Consent
Unanimous Consent
A senator may request unanimous consent on the floor to set aside a specified rule of procedure so as to expedite proceedings. If no Senator objects, the Senate permits the action, but if any one senator objects, the request is rejected. Unanimous consent requests with only immediate effects are routinely granted, but ones affecting the floor schedule, the conditions of considering a bill or other business, or the rights of other senators, are normally not offered, or a floor leader will object to it, until all senators concerned have had an opportunity to inform the leaders that they find it acceptable.
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate with amendments by Unanimous Consent.(text: CR S4175-4176)
Summary

Preventing Online Sales of E-Cigarettes to Children Act

This bill revises requirements regarding the sale and delivery of electronic nicotine delivery systems (e.g., e-cigarettes, e-hookah, e-cigars, and vape pens).

Specifically, the bill

  • subjects the sale and delivery of these systems to certain requirements, including tax, licensing, and labeling requirements;
  • prohibits the sale and delivery of these systems to anyone under the legal age to purchase tobacco products; and
  • requires the U.S. Postal Service to implement regulations to prohibit the mailing of these systems.

The bill does not apply to products approved by the Food and Drug Administration for tobacco cessation or any other therapeutic purposes.

Text (2)
April 30, 2019
Amendments (1)
Jul 02, 2020
Agreed to in Senate
1
Sponsorship
Senate Amendment 2424
To require the National Institutes of Health to conduct a study and report on the short-term and long-term health impacts of e-cigarette use by youth and young adults under 21 years of age.
Agreed To
Actions (9)
07/06/2020
Held at the desk.
07/06/2020
Received in the House.
07/02/2020
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
07/02/2020
Passed Senate with amendments by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S4175-4176)
07/02/2020
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate with amendments by Unanimous Consent.(text: CR S4175-4176)
07/02/2020
Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S4174-4176)
07/02/2020
Senate Committee on the Judiciary discharged by Unanimous Consent.
04/30/2019
Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S2522)
04/30/2019
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
May 1, 2019 4:27:09 AM
Updated
Dec 28, 2020 2:40:10 PM