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Second Regular Session
Sixty-first General Assembly
LLS NO. 980516.01 JBB
SENATE BILL 98056
STATE OF COLORADO
BY SENATOR Reeves
A BILL FOR AN ACT
CONCERNING THE EXPANSION OF COUNTY POWERS TO INCLUDE
THE REGULATION OF THE PURCHASE OF TOBACCO BY MINORS.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced
and does not necessarily reflect any amendments that may be subsequently
Authorizes any county or city and county to prohibit
the sale of cigarettes or tobacco products to minors and to enact
requirements for the sale of cigarettes or tobacco products stricter
than those imposed by the general assembly.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Colorado:
SECTION 1. 1813121 (3), Colorado Revised Statutes, is amended to read:
1813121. Furnishing cigarettes
or tobacco products to minors sale of cigarettes or tobacco
products in vending machines prohibited warning sign.
(3) Nothing in this section shall be construed to
prohibit any COUNTY, CITY AND COUNTY, OR statutory or homerule
municipality from enacting
A RESOLUTION OR ordinance which
THAT prohibits a person under eighteen years of age from purchasing
any cigarettes or tobacco products, as defined in section 3928.5101
(5), C.R.S., WITHIN ITS JURISDICTION, or imposes requirements
more stringent than THOSE provided in this section.
SECTION 2. 3015401, Colorado Revised Statutes, is amended BY THE ADDITION OF A NEW SUBSECTION to read:
3015401. General regulations. (1.5) IN ADDITION TO ANY OTHER POWER, THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS HAS THE POWER TO ADOPT A RESOLUTION OR ORDINANCE CONCERNING THE SALE OF CIGARETTES OR TOBACCO PRODUCTS TO MINORS AS PROVIDED IN SECTION 1813121 (3), C.R.S.
SECTION 3. Effective date. This act shall take effect at 12:01 a.m. on the day following the expiration of the ninetyday period after final adjournment of the general assembly that is allowed for submitting a referendum petition pursuant to article V, section 1 (3) of the state constitution; except that, if a referendum petition is filed against this act or an item, section, or part of this act within such period, then the act, item, section, or part, if approved by the people, shall take effect on the date of the official declaration of the vote thereon by proclamation of the governor.