Senate Counsel, Research
and Fiscal Analysis
Minnesota Senate Bldg.
95 University Avenue W. Suite 3300
St. Paul, MN 55155
(651) 296-4791
Tom Bottern
Director
   Senate   
State of Minnesota
 
 
 
 
 
S.F. No. 3512 - Cigarette tax revenue dedication
 
Author: Senator Roger C. Chamberlain
 
Prepared By: Nora Pollock, Senate Counsel (651/297-8066)
 
Date: March 3, 2020



 

Under current law, revenue received from sales of cigarettes, and related penalties, interest, and fees is deposited to the general fund, except that $22,250,000 is annually credited to the Academic Health Center fund at the University of Minnesota, and $3,937,000 is annually credited to the commissioner of health to fund medical education and research.

This bill would provide an additional $15,000,000 annual dedication to a tobacco prevention and cessation account. The funds are appropriated to the commissioner of health for tobacco prevention and cessation projects and initiatives, including public information programs that promote nonsmoking and provide background survey research and evaluation, and grants for projects and initiatives directed at the prevention of tobacco use.      

Effective for revenues received after June 30, 2020.

 
Check on the status of this bill
 
Back to Senate Counsel and Research Bill Summaries page
 

 
This page is maintained by the Office of Senate Counsel, Research, and Fiscal Analysis for the Minnesota Senate.
 
Last review or update: 03/03/2020
 
If you see any errors on this page, please e-mail us at webmaster@senate.mn