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S.772: Traditional Cigar Manufacturing and Small Business Jobs Preservation Act of 2013

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Sponsor Bill Nelson, D-Fla.
Total Cosponsors 16 (8 Democrats, 8 Republicans)
Introduced April 18, 2013
Latest Major Action April 18, 2013
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Bill Summary

Traditional Cigar Manufacturing and Small Business Jobs Preservation Act of 2013 - Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to exempt traditional large and premium cigars from regulation by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and from user fees assessed on tobacco products by the FDA.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 18, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.