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H.B. 206

This document includes House Floor Amendments incorporated into the bill on Mon, Feb 1, 2010 at 11:35 AM by lerror. -->              1     





Chief Sponsor: Paul Ray

Senate Sponsor: Wayne L. Niederhauser

             8      LONG TITLE
             9      General Description:
             10          This bill amends Utah Criminal Code provisions related to access to tobacco products
             11      by a person under the age of 19.
             12      Highlighted Provisions:
             13          This bill:
             14          .    defines tobacco paraphernalia; and
             15          .    makes it a misdemeanor to provide tobacco paraphernalia to a person under the age
             16      of 19.
             17      Monies Appropriated in this Bill:
             18          None
             19      Other Special Clauses:
             20          None
             21      Utah Code Sections Affected:
             22      ENACTS:
             23          76-10-104.1, Utah Code Annotated 1953
             25      Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
             26          Section 1. Section 76-10-104.1 is enacted to read:
             27          76-10-104.1. Providing tobacco paraphernalia to minors -- Penalties.

             28          (1) For purposes of this section:
             29          (a) "Provides":
             30          (i) includes selling, giving, furnishing, sending, or causing to be sent; and
             31          (ii) does not include the acts of the United States Postal Service or other common
             32      carrier when engaged in the business of transporting and delivering packages for others or the
             33      acts of a person, whether compensated or not, who transports or delivers a package for another
             34      person without any reason to know of the package's content.
             35          (b) "Tobacco paraphernalia":
             36          (i) means any equipment, product, or material used, or intended for use to package,
             37      repackage, store, contain, conceal, ingest, inhale, or otherwise introduce a cigar, cigarette, or
             38      tobacco in any form into the human body, including:
             39          (A) metal, wooden, acrylic, glass, stone, plastic, or ceramic pipes with or without
             40      screens, permanent screens, hashish heads, or punctured metal bowls;
             41          (B) water pipes;
             42          (C) carburetion tubes and devices;
             43          (D) smoking and carburetion masks;
             44          (E) roach clips: meaning objects used to hold burning material, such as a cigarette, that
             45      has become too small or too short to be held in the hand;
             46          (F) chamber pipes;
             47          (G) carburetor pipes;
             48          (H) electric pipes;
             49          (I) air-driven pipes;
             50          (J) chillums;
             51          (K) bongs; and
             52          (L) ice pipes or chillers; and
             53          (ii) does not include matches or lighters.
             54          (2) Any person who knowingly, intentionally, recklessly, or with criminal negligence
             55      provides any tobacco paraphernalia to any person under 19 years of age, is guilty of a class C
             56      misdemeanor on the first offense H. [ , ] and .H a class B misdemeanor H. [ on the second
             56a      offense, and a class A
             57      misdemeanor
] .H
on subsequent offenses.

Legislative Review Note
    as of 1-6-10 8:35 AM

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