§ 50-6a01 Findings and purpose
§ 50-6a02 Definitions
§ 50-6a03 Requirements for sale of cigarettes; penalties
§ 50-6a04 Tobacco product manufacturers; directory by attorney general; certification, contents; escrow deposits; removal from directory, reasons
§ 50-6a05 Appeal bond staying execution on judgment against signatory to master settlement agreement; order preventing dissipation of assets
§ 50-6a06 Invalidity of amendment to 50-6a03, effect
§ 50-6a07 Additional definitions
§ 50-6a08 Non-participating manufacturers; resident agent, appointment, substitution, resignation, death; consent to jurisdiction
§ 50-6a09 Non-participating manufacturers; required to post bond, conditions; amount; elevated risk, circumstances
§ 50-6a10 Reports of stamping agents, contents; reports on qualified escrow funds, contents; providing packaging and labeling samples
§ 50-6a11 Disclosure of information between director, attorney general and other agencies or entities; providing certain information to tobacco product manufacturer, stamping agent; confidentiality of information unless disclosure is provided herein; master sett
§ 50-6a12 Wholesale dealer and distributor licensure; compliance with stamping agent requirements of the act
§ 50-6a13 Contraband; seizure; storage and transportation
§ 50-6a14 Violation of act; stamping agents; licensure, revocation, suspension; civil fines
§ 50-6a15 Injunction; stamping agent
§ 50-6a16 Criminal penalties
§ 50-6a17 Unlawful sales; deceptive trade practice; surrender of profits
§ 50-6a18 Recovery of costs of enforcement action by state
§ 50-6a19 Certain reports admissible as evidence; presumption of accuracy
§ 50-6a20 Rules and regulations
§ 50-6a21 Controlling law; severability

Terms Used In Kansas Statutes > Chapter 50 > Article 6a - Requirements for Sale of Cigarettes

  • Act: means the provisions of Kan. See Kansas Statutes 50-6a07
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Affiliate: means a person who directly or indirectly owns or controls, is owned or controlled by, or is under common ownership or control with, another person. See Kansas Statutes 50-6a02
  • Allocable share: means allocable share as that term is defined in the master settlement agreement. See Kansas Statutes 50-6a02
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Brand family: means all styles of cigarettes sold under the same trademark and differentiated from one another by means of additional modifiers or descriptors, including, but not limited to, "menthol" "lights" "kings" and "100s" and includes any brand name (alone or in conjunction with any other word), trademark, logo, symbol, motto, selling message, recognizable pattern of colors or any other indicia of product identification identical, similar to or identifiable with a previously known brand of cigarettes. See Kansas Statutes 50-6a07
  • cigarette: includes "roll-your-own" (i. See Kansas Statutes 50-6a02
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Director: means the director of taxation. See Kansas Statutes 50-6a07
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Indian tribe: means any Indian tribe, band, nation or other organized group or community that is recognized as eligible for the special programs and services provided by the United States to Indians because of their status as Indians under the laws of the United States. See Kansas Statutes 50-6a07
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Master settlement agreement: means the settlement agreement (and related documents) entered into on November 23, 1998, by the state and leading United States tobacco product manufacturers. See Kansas Statutes 50-6a02
  • Month: means a calendar month, unless otherwise expressed. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Non-participating manufacturer: means any tobacco product manufacturer that is not a participating manufacturer. See Kansas Statutes 50-6a07
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Participating manufacturer: has the meaning given that term in Kan. See Kansas Statutes 50-6a07
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • person: means an individual, partnership, committee, association, corporation or any other organization or group of persons. See Kansas Statutes 50-6a02
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Qualified escrow fund: means an escrow arrangement with a federally or state chartered financial institution having no affiliation with any tobacco product manufacturer and having assets of at least $1,000,000,000 where such arrangement requires that such financial institution hold the escrowed funds' principal for the benefit of releasing parties and prohibits the tobacco product manufacturer placing the funds into escrow from using, accessing or directing the use of the funds' principal except as consistent with Kan. See Kansas Statutes 50-6a02
  • Qualified tribal land: means :

    (1) All land within the borders of this state that is within the limits of any Indian reservation under the jurisdiction of the United States, notwithstanding the issuance of any patent, including rights-of-way running through the reservation;

    (2) all dependent Indian communities within the borders of this state;

    (3) all Indian allotments within the borders of this state, the Indian titles to which have not been extinguished, including rights-of-way running through such allotments; and

    (4) any lands within the borders of this state, the title to which is either held in trust by the United States for the benefit of any Indian tribe or individual, or held by any Indian tribe or individual subject to restriction by the United States against alienation, and over which an Indian tribe exercises governmental power. See Kansas Statutes 50-6a07

  • Released claims: means released claims as that term is defined in the master settlement agreement. See Kansas Statutes 50-6a02
  • Releasing parties: means releasing parties as that term is defined in the master settlement agreement. See Kansas Statutes 50-6a02
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Resident agent: means a domestic corporation, a domestic limited partnership, a domestic limited liability company or a domestic business trust or a foreign corporation, a foreign limited partnership, a foreign limited liability company or a foreign business trust authorized to transact business in this state, and which is generally open during regular business hours to accept service of process on behalf of a non-participating manufacturer. See Kansas Statutes 50-6a07
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Stamping agent: means a person who is authorized to affix tax indicia to packages of cigarettes pursuant to Kan. See Kansas Statutes 50-6a07
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Tobacco product manufacturer: means an entity that after the date of enactment of this act directly (and not exclusively through any affiliate):

    (1) Manufactures cigarettes anywhere that such manufacturer intends to be sold in the United States, including cigarettes intended to be sold in the United States through an importer (except where such importer is an original participating manufacturer, as that term is defined in the master settlement agreement, that will be responsible for the payments under the master settlement agreement with respect to such cigarettes as a result of the provisions of subsections II(mm) of the master settlement agreement and that pays the taxes specified in subsection II(z) of the master settlement agreement, and provided that the manufacturer of such cigarettes does not market or advertise such cigarettes in the United States);

    (2) is the first purchaser anywhere for resale in the United States of cigarettes manufactured anywhere that the manufacturer does not intend to be sold in the United States; or

    (3) becomes a successor of an entity described in paragraph (1) or (2). See Kansas Statutes 50-6a02

  • Units sold: means , with respect to a particular tobacco product manufacturer for a particular year, the number of individual cigarettes sold in the state, including, without limitation, any cigarettes sold on any qualified tribal land within the state, by the applicable tobacco product manufacturer, whether directly or through a distributor, retailer or similar intermediary or intermediaries, during the year in question, for which the state has the authority under federal law to impose excise or a similar tax or to collect escrow deposits, regardless of whether such taxes were imposed or collected by the state. See Kansas Statutes 50-6a02