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[83 STAT. 173]
[83 STAT. 173]
PUBLIC LAW 91-000—MMMM. DD, 1969

83 STAT. ]

PUBLIC LAW 91-106-OCT. 31, 1969

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TITLE III — AMENDMENTS TO DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA CIGARETTE TAX ACT SEC. 301. Subsection (a) of section 603 of the District of Columbia Cigarette Tax Act (D.C. Code, sec. 47-2802(a)) is amended by striking out "3 cents" and inserting in lieu thereof "4 cents". SEC. 302. (a) Except as otherwise provided, the amendment made by section 301 shall apply with respect to cigarette tax stamps purchased on or after the effective date of this title, which shall be the first day of the first month which begins on or after the thirtieth day after the date of the enactment of this Act. (b) I n the case of cigarette tax stamps which have been purchased prior to the effective date of this title and which on such date are held (affixed to a cigarette package or otherwise) by a wholesaler, retailer, or vending machine operator, licensed under the District of Columbia Cigarette Tax Act, such licensee shall pay to the Commissioner (in accordance with subsection (c)) an amount equal to the difference between the amount of tax represented by such tax stamps on the date of their purchase and the amount of tax which an equal number of cigarette tax stamps would represent if purchased on the effective date of this title. (c) Within twenty days after the effective date of this title, each such licensee (1) shall file with the Commissioner a sworn statement (on a form to be prescribed by the Commissioner) showing the number of such cigarette tax stamps held by him as of the beginning of the day on which this title becomes effective or, if such day is a Sunday, as of the beginning of the following day, and (2) shall pay to the Commissioner the amount specified in subsection (b). (d) Each such licensee shall keep and preserve for the twelvemonth period immediately following the effective date of this title the inventories and other records made which form the basis for the information furnished to the Commissioner on the sworn statement required to be filed under this section. (e) For purposes of this section, a tax stamp shall be considered as held by a wholesaler, retailer, or vending machine operator if title thereto has passed to such wholesaler, retailer, or operator (whether or not delivery to him has been made) and if title to such stamp has not at any time been transferred to any person other than such wholesaler, retailer, or operator, (f) A violation of the provisions of subsection (b), (c), or (d) of this section shall be punishable as provided in section 611 of the District of Columbia Cigarette Tax Act (D.C. Code, sec. 47-2810).

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TITLE IV — F E E S FOR MOTOR V E H I C L E R E G I S T R A T I O N A N D INSPECTION A N D FOR MOTOR V E H I C L E O P E R A TORS' PERMITS SEC. 401. Section 2 of title IV of the District of Columbia Revenue Act of 1937 (D.C. Code, sec. 40-102) is amended— (1) by striking out " $ 1 " and "50 cents" in paragraph (3) of subsection (b) (relating to fees for duplicate registration certificates and identification tags) and inserting in lieu thereof "$2" and "$1", respectively; (2) by striking out " $ 1 " in paragraph (4) of subsection (b) (relating to fees for special use certificates and identification tags) and inserting in lieu thereof "$3"; (3) by striking out "ten days" in such paragraph (4) and inserting in lieu thereof "twenty days";

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