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Thursday, February 13, 2014 - 01:28 PM

House Passes Bill Prohibiting Sale of Electronic Cigarettes to Minors

The House convened at 11 a.m. today to pass three bills, including House Bill 4237. This bill would prohibit the sale, distribution and use of electronic cigarettes, vapor products and alternative tobacco products to those under the age of 18. House Bill 4412 passed as well, which would allow the a one-day license to sell nonintoxicating beer and wine at charitable events.

House Bill 4510 was among the 36 bills introduced today. This bill would create a bill of rights for children in foster care. Another piece of legislation introduced was House Bill 4522, which would implement drug testing for recipients of federal-state and state assistance.

Twelve bills had their second reading. Eleven bills had their first reading.

A citation was present recognizing the 25th anniversary of the "Doc for a Day Program."

The following committees will meet today:

  • House Judiciary at 1 p.m. in 410M
  • House Education at 2 p.m. in 434M
  • House Government Organization at 2 p.m. in 215E
  • House Finance at 2:15 p.m. in 460M
  • House Health and Human Resources at 4 p.m. in 215E

The following committees will meet tomorrow:

  • House Judiciary at 8 a.m. in 410M
  • House Finance at 9 a.m. in 460M

The House is adjourned until 10 a.m. tomorrow.

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