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Subchapter 001B : Complementary Legislation to Nonparticipating Tobacco Manufacturers Statutes(Cite as: 33 V.S.A. § 1924)
§ 1924. Miscellaneous provisions
(a) The first report of stamping agents required by section 1921 of this title shall be due 30 days after the effective date of this subchapter; the initial certification of a tobacco product manufacturer required by section 1917 of this title shall be due 45 days after the effective date of this subchapter; and the directory described in section 1918 of this title shall be published or made available within 120 days after the effective date of this subchapter.
(b) Both the Attorney General and the Commissioner may adopt rules necessary to effect the purposes of this subchapter.
(c) In any action brought by the State to enforce the provisions of this subchapter, the State shall be entitled to recover the costs of investigation, expert witness fees, costs of the action, and reasonable attorney’s fees.
(d) If a court of competent jurisdiction finds that the provisions of this subchapter and subchapter 1A of this chapter conflict and cannot be harmonized, then such provisions of subchapter 1A shall control. If any section, subsection, subdivision, sentence, or phrase of this subchapter causes subchapter 1A of this chapter to no longer constitute a qualifying act or model statute, as those terms are defined in the Master Settlement Agreement, then that portion of this subchapter shall not apply. If any section, subsection, subdivision, sentence, or phrase of this subchapter is for any reason held to be invalid, unlawful, or unconstitutional, such decision shall not affect the validity of the remaining portions of this subchapter or any part thereof. (Added 2003, No. 14, § 1; amended 2021, No. 20, § 306.)