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TITLE 28INSURANCE
PART 1TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE
CHAPTER 34STATE FIRE MARSHAL
SUBCHAPTER LFIRE STANDARD COMPLIANT CIGARETTES
RULE §34.1201Purpose, Applicability, and Title

(a) The purpose of this subchapter is to implement the Health and Safety Code Chapter 796, regulating the testing, certification, marking, and sale of fire standard compliant cigarettes in the State of Texas.

(b) This subchapter applies to all persons subject to the Health and Safety Code Chapter 796. Pursuant to the Health and Safety Code §796.001, entities located outside of Texas, including those located in other countries, are subject to Chapter 796 if they sell or offer to sell a cigarette in Texas.

(c) This subchapter does not prohibit the sale of a cigarette solely for the purpose of the cigarette's assessment conducted by a manufacturer, or under the control and direction of a manufacturer, to evaluate consumer acceptance of the cigarette. Only the quantity of cigarettes that is reasonably necessary for the assessment may be used.

(d) This subchapter shall be known and may be cited as "The Texas Fire Standard Compliant Cigarette Rules."


Source Note: The provisions of this §34.1201 adopted to be effective December 31, 2008, 33 TexReg 10443

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