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Tobacco Products

Section 1 of the Tobacco Control Act - Public Law 111-31 [H.R. 1256]; table of contents

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Jun. 22, 2009 
Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act

111 P.L. 31; 123 Stat. 1776; 2009 Enacted H.R. 1256; 111 Enacted H.R. 1256

An Act

         To protect the public health by providing the Food and Drug Administration with
         certain authority to regulate tobacco products, to amend title 5, United States
         Code, to make certain modifications in the Thrift Savings Plan, the Civil Service
         Retirement System, and the Federal Employees' Retirement System, and for
         other purposes.

         Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States
         of America in Congress assembled,

Division A – Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act

Sec. 1. Short Title; Table Of Contents

  1. Short Title. This division may be cited as the "Family Smoking Prevention and

        Tobacco Control Act".

  1. Table of Contents. The table of contents of this division is as follows:

         Sec. 1.          Short title; table of contents

         Sec. 2.          Findings

         Sec. 3.          Purpose

         Sec. 4.          Scope and effect

         Sec. 5.          Severability

         Sec. 6.          Modification of deadlines for Secretarial action


           TITLE I         Authority of The Food and Drug Administration

         Sec. 101.      Amendment of Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.

         Sec. 102.      Final rule.

         Sec. 103.      Conforming and other amendments to general provisions.

         Sec. 104.      Study on raising the minimum age to purchase tobacco products.

         Sec. 105.      Enforcement action plan for advertising and promotion restrictions.

         Sec. 106.      Studies of progress and effectiveness.

           TITLE II        Tobacco Product Warnings; Constituent and Smoke
                                 Constituent Disclosure

         Sec. 201.      Cigarette label and advertising warnings.

         Sec. 202.      Authority to revise cigarette warning label statements.

         Sec. 203.      State regulation of cigarette advertising and promotion.

         Sec. 204.      Smokeless tobacco labels and advertising warnings.

         Sec. 205.      Authority to revise smokeless tobacco product warning label statements.

         Sec. 206.      Tar, nicotine, and other smoke constituent disclosure to the public.


           TITLE III       Prevention of Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products

         Sec. 301.      Labeling, recordkeeping, records inspection.

         Sec. 302.      Study and report.