Maine

Date law passed  Date Law Effective  Overseeing agency  Products covered  RIP Standard  Responsible for Certification  Recertification Timeframe 
June 2007  January 2008  State Fire Marshal  Cigarettes only  Less than 25% Full Length Burns using ASTM 2187-04  Manufacturer 3 years 
Audit Frequency by Primary Agency  Audits include RIP testing?  Primary Agency Granted Regulatory Authority?  Legislative Look Back Provision  Certification Fees per Brand  Superseded By Federal Law?  Cite
At Primary Agency's discretion  Yes Yes 3 years None Yes Chapter 253

Maryland

Date law passed  Date Law Effective  Overseeing agency  Products covered  RIP Standard  Responsible for Certification  Recertification Timeframe 
May 2007  July 2008  State Fire Marshal Cigarettes only  Less than 25% Full Length Burns using ASTM 2187-04  Manufacturer 3 years 
Audit Frequency by Primary Agency  Audits include RIP testing?  Primary Agency Granted Regulatory Authority?  Legislative Look Back Provision  Certification Fees per Brand  Superseded By Federal Law?  Cite
At Primary Agency's discretion  No Yes None $250 Yes SB 361, HB 785; Chapter 497 

Massachusetts

Date law passed  Date Law Effective  Overseeing agency  Products covered  RIP Standard  Responsible for Certification  Recertification Timeframe 
July 2006  January 2008  State Fire Marshal  Cigarettes only  Less than 25% Full Length Burns using ASTM 2187-04  Manufacturer 3 years 
Audit Frequency by Primary Agency  Audits include RIP testing?  Primary Agency Granted Regulatory Authority?  Legislative Look Back Provision  Certification Fees per Brand  Superseded By Federal Law?  Cite
At Primary Agency's discretion  No Yes 1 year $3,000 Yes, if federal law is more restrictive Chapter 64-c of General Laws, adding Sections 2A-2F 

Michigan

Date law passed  Date Law Effective  Overseeing agency  Products covered  RIP Standard  Responsible for Certification  Recertification Timeframe 
June 2009  January 2010  State Fire Marshal  Cigarettes only  Less than 25% Full Length Burns using ASTM 2187-04  Manufacturer 3 years 
Audit Frequency by Primary Agency  Audits include RIP testing?  Primary Agency Granted Regulatory Authority?  Legislative Look Back Provision  Certification Fees per Brand  Superseded By Federal Law?  Cite
State Fire Marshal 3 years $1,250 Yes Act 56 of 2009  

Minnesota

Date law passed  Date Law Effective  Overseeing agency  Products covered  RIP Standard  Responsible for Certification  Recertification Timeframe 
May 2007  December 2008  State Fire Marshal  Cigarettes only  Less than 25% Full Length Burns using ASTM 2187-04  Manufacturer 3 years 
Audit Frequency by Primary Agency  Audits include RIP testing?  Primary Agency Granted Regulatory Authority?  Legislative Look Back Provision  Certification Fees per Brand  Superseded By Federal Law?  Cite
At Primary Agency's discretion  Yes Yes 3 years $250 No SF 1194HF 1737 

Mississippi
Date law passed  Date Law Effective  Overseeing agency  Products covered  RIP Standard  Responsible for Certification  Recertification Timeframe 
March 2009 July 2010  State Fire Marshal  Cigarettes only  Less than 25% Full Length Burns using ASTM 2187-04  Manufacturer 3 years 
Audit Frequency by Primary Agency  Audits include RIP testing?  Primary Agency Granted Regulatory Authority?  Legislative Look Back Provision  Certification Fees per Brand  Superseded By Federal Law?  Cite
State Fire Marshal 3 years $1,000 Yes Senate Bill 2249   

Missouri

Date law passed  Date Law Effective  Overseeing agency  Products covered  RIP Standard  Responsible for Certification  Recertification Timeframe 
July 2009 January 2011 Manufacturer
Audit Frequency by Primary Agency  Audits include RIP testing?  Primary Agency Granted Regulatory Authority?  Legislative Look Back Provision  Certification Fees per Brand  Superseded By Federal Law?  Cite

Montana

Date law passed  Date Law Effective  Overseeing agency  Products covered  RIP Standard  Responsible for Certification  Recertification Timeframe 
May 2007  May 2008  Department of Justice  Cigarettes only  Less than 25% Full Length Burns using ASTM 2187-04  Manufacturer 3 years 
Audit Frequency by Primary Agency  Audits include RIP testing?  Primary Agency Granted Regulatory Authority?  Legislative Look Back Provision  Certification Fees per Brand  Superseded By Federal Law?  Cite
At Primary Agency's discretion  Yes Yes 4 years $250 Yes HB 461 Chapter 318  

Nebraska

Date law passed  Date Law Effective  Overseeing agency  Products covered  RIP Standard  Responsible for Certification  Recertification Timeframe 
May 2009 January 2010 State Fire Marshal  Cigarettes only  Manufacturer
Audit Frequency by Primary Agency  Audits include RIP testing?  Primary Agency Granted Regulatory Authority?  Legislative Look Back Provision  Certification Fees per Brand  Superseded By Federal Law?  Cite
$1,000 Nebraska Revise Statute 69-503

 

Nevada

Date law passed  Date Law Effective  Overseeing agency  Products covered  RIP Standard  Responsible for Certification  Recertification Timeframe 
May 2009 June 2010  State Fire Marshal  Cigarettes only  Manufacturer
Audit Frequency by Primary Agency  Audits include RIP testing?  Primary Agency Granted Regulatory Authority?  Legislative Look Back Provision  Certification Fees per Brand  Superseded By Federal Law?  Cite
NRS 477 

New Hampshire

Date law passed  Date Law Effective  Overseeing agency  Products covered  RIP Standard  Responsible for Certification  Recertification Timeframe 
May 2006  October 2007  Commissioner of Safety  Cigarettes only  Less than 25% Full Length Burns using ASTM 2187-04  Manufacturer 3 years 
Audit Frequency by Primary Agency  Audits include RIP testing?  Primary Agency Granted Regulatory Authority?  Legislative Look Back Provision  Certification Fees per Brand  Superseded By Federal Law?  Cite
At Primary Agency's discretion  No No Annual $250 Yes Chapter 339-F of R.S.A. 

New Jersey

Date law passed  Date Law Effective  Overseeing agency  Products covered  RIP Standard  Responsible for Certification  Recertification Timeframe 
May 2007  June 2008 Department of Community Affairs - Division of Fire Safety Cigarettes only  Less than 25% Full Length Burns using ASTM 2187-04  Manufacturer 3 years 
Audit Frequency by Primary Agency  Audits include RIP testing?  Primary Agency Granted Regulatory Authority?  Legislative Look Back Provision  Certification Fees per Brand  Superseded By Federal Law?  Cite
At Primary Agency's discretion  Yes No 3 years $250 Yes, if federal law is more restrictive A 2575, S 2043 P.L. 2007, Chapter 86  

New Mexico

Date law passed  Date Law Effective  Overseeing agency  Products covered  RIP Standard  Responsible for Certification  Recertification Timeframe 
April 2009 January 2010 State Fire Marshal  Cigarettes only  Less than 25% Full Length Burns using ASTM 2187-04  Manufacturer 3 years 
Audit Frequency by Primary Agency  Audits include RIP testing?  Primary Agency Granted Regulatory Authority?  Legislative Look Back Provision  Certification Fees per Brand  Superseded By Federal Law?  Cite
State Fire Marshal 3 years $250 Yes Article 2B 

New York

Date law passed  Date Law Effective  Overseeing agency  Products covered  RIP Standard  Responsible for Certification  Recertification Timeframe 
December 2003  June 2004 Office of Fire Prevention and Control  Cigarettes only Specified by Overseeing Agency Manufacturer Upon change to a brand
Audit Frequency by Primary Agency  Audits include RIP testing?  Primary Agency Granted Regulatory Authority?  Legislative Look Back Provision  Certification Fees per Brand  Superseded By Federal Law?  Cite
Upon fire caused by a cigarette Yes No None None No Executive Law, Section 156-c   

North Carolina

Date law passed  Date Law Effective  Overseeing agency  Products covered  RIP Standard  Responsible for Certification  Recertification Timeframe 
August 2007  January 1, 2010  State Fire Marshal Cigarettes only  Less than 25% Full Length Burns using ASTM 2187-04  Manufacturer 3 years 
Audit Frequency by Primary Agency  Audits include RIP testing?  Primary Agency Granted Regulatory Authority?  Legislative Look Back Provision  Certification Fees per Brand  Superseded By Federal Law?  Cite
At Primary Agency's discretion  No Commissioner of Insurance No  $250 Yes  Article 92 

North Dakota

Date law passed  Date Law Effective  Overseeing agency  Products covered  RIP Standard  Responsible for Certification  Recertification Timeframe 
May 2009  August 2010 Attorney General  Cigarettes only  Less than 25% Full Length Burns using ASTM 2187-04  Manufacturer
Audit Frequency by Primary Agency  Audits include RIP testing?  Primary Agency Granted Regulatory Authority?  Legislative Look Back Provision  Certification Fees per Brand  Superseded By Federal Law?  Cite
$250 Chapter 18-13 

Ohio

Date law passed  Date Law Effective  Overseeing agency  Products covered  RIP Standard  Responsible for Certification  Recertification Timeframe 
January 2009 May 2010 State Fire Marshal  Cigarettes only  Manufacturer
Audit Frequency by Primary Agency  Audits include RIP testing?  Primary Agency Granted Regulatory Authority?  Legislative Look Back Provision  Certification Fees per Brand  Superseded By Federal Law?  Cite
$1,000 Chapter 3739 

Oklahoma

Date law passed  Date Law Effective  Overseeing agency  Products covered  RIP Standard  Responsible for Certification  Recertification Timeframe 
May 2008 January 2009  State Fire Marshal  Cigarettes only  Manufacturer
Audit Frequency by Primary Agency  Audits include RIP testing?  Primary Agency Granted Regulatory Authority?  Legislative Look Back Provision  Certification Fees per Brand  Superseded By Federal Law?  Cite
$1,000

Oregon

Date law passed  Date Law Effective  Overseeing agency  Products covered  RIP Standard  Responsible for Certification  Recertification Timeframe 
April 2007  July 2007  State Fire Marshal  Cigarettes only  Less than 25% Full Length Burns using ASTM 2187-04  Manufacturer 3 years 
Audit Frequency by Primary Agency  Audits include RIP testing?  Primary Agency Granted Regulatory Authority?  Legislative Look Back Provision  Certification Fees per Brand  Superseded By Federal Law?  Cite
At Primary Agency's discretion  Yes No None None Yes, if federal law is more restrictive HB 2163   

Pennsylvania

Date law passed  Date Law Effective  Overseeing agency  Products covered  RIP Standard  Responsible for Certification  Recertification Timeframe 
July 2008 January 2009  Attorney General  Cigarettes only  Less than 25% Full Length Burns using ASTM 2187-04  Manufacturer 3 years
Audit Frequency by Primary Agency  Audits include RIP testing?  Primary Agency Granted Regulatory Authority?  Legislative Look Back Provision  Certification Fees per Brand  Superseded By Federal Law?  Cite
$1,000 3 years

Rhode Island

Date law passed  Date Law Effective  Overseeing agency  Products covered  RIP Standard  Responsible for Certification  Recertification Timeframe 
July 2007  August 1, 2008  Department of health  Cigarettes only  Less than 25% Full Length Burns using ASTM 2187-04  Manufacturer 3 years 
Audit Frequency by Primary Agency  Audits include RIP testing?  Primary Agency Granted Regulatory Authority?  Legislative Look Back Provision  Certification Fees per Brand  Superseded By Federal Law?  Cite
At Primary Agency's discretion  No Department of Health  No $250 Yes  Chapters 07-333, 07-245  

South Carolina

Date law passed  Date Law Effective  Overseeing agency  Products covered  RIP Standard  Responsible for Certification  Recertification Timeframe 
June 2008 January 2010 State Fire Marshal Cigarettes only  Manufacturer
Audit Frequency by Primary Agency  Audits include RIP testing?  Primary Agency Granted Regulatory Authority?  Legislative Look Back Provision  Certification Fees per Brand  Superseded By Federal Law?  Cite
$250 Act 331 

Tennessee

Date law passed  Date Law Effective  Overseeing agency  Products covered  RIP Standard  Responsible for Certification  Recertification Timeframe 
May 2008 January 2010 Department of Commerce & Insurance Cigarettes only  Manufacturer
Audit Frequency by Primary Agency  Audits include RIP testing?  Primary Agency Granted Regulatory Authority?  Legislative Look Back Provision  Certification Fees per Brand  Superseded By Federal Law?  Cite
$1,000 68-102-503

Texas

Date law passed  Date Law Effective  Overseeing agency  Products covered  RIP Standard  Responsible for Certification  Recertification Timeframe 
June 2007  January 1, 2009  State Fire Marshal  Cigarettes only  Less than 25% Full Length Burns using ASTM 2187-04  Manufacturer 3 years 
Audit Frequency by Primary Agency  Audits include RIP testing?  Primary Agency Granted Regulatory Authority?  Legislative Look Back Provision  Certification Fees per Brand  Superseded By Federal Law?  Cite
At Primary Agency's discretion  No Yes 2 years  $250 Yes HB 2935

Utah

Date law passed  Date Law Effective  Overseeing agency  Products covered  RIP Standard  Responsible for Certification  Recertification Timeframe 
March 2007  July 2008  State Fire Marshal  Cigarettes only  Less than 25% Full Length Burns using ASTM 2187-04  Manufacturer 3 years 
Audit Frequency by Primary Agency  Audits include RIP testing?  Primary Agency Granted Regulatory Authority?  Legislative Look Back Provision  Certification Fees per Brand  Superseded By Federal Law?  Cite
At Primary Agency's discretion  No Yes 3 years $1,000 Yes SB 200  

Vermont

Date law passed  Date Law Effective  Overseeing agency  Products covered  RIP Standard  Responsible for Certification  Recertification Timeframe 
June 2005  May 2006 Commissioner of Public Safety  Cigarettes only Less than 25% Full Length Burns using ASTM 2187-04 Manufacturer 3 years
Audit Frequency by Primary Agency  Audits include RIP testing?  Primary Agency Granted Regulatory Authority?  Legislative Look Back Provision  Certification Fees per Brand  Superseded By Federal Law?  Cite
At Primary Agency's discretion No Yes None None Yes 20 V.S.A. Chapter 173, Subchapter 2A   

Virginia

Date law passed  Date Law Effective  Overseeing agency  Products covered  RIP Standard  Responsible for Certification  Recertification Timeframe 
March 2008 January 2010  Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services  Cigarettes only  Less than 25% Full Length Burns using ASTM 2187-04 Manufacturer 3 years
Audit Frequency by Primary Agency  Audits include RIP testing?  Primary Agency Granted Regulatory Authority?  Legislative Look Back Provision  Certification Fees per Brand  Superseded By Federal Law?  Cite
$250 59.1.293.1 

Washington

Date law passed  Date Law Effective  Overseeing agency  Products covered  RIP Standard  Responsible for Certification  Recertification Timeframe 
April 2008 August 2009  State Fire Marshal Cigarettes only 
Audit Frequency by Primary Agency  Audits include RIP testing?  Primary Agency Granted Regulatory Authority?  Legislative Look Back Provision  Certification Fees per Brand  Superseded By Federal Law?  Cite
$250

West Virginia

Date law passed  Date Law Effective  Overseeing agency  Products covered  RIP Standard  Responsible for Certification  Recertification Timeframe 
April 2009 July 2009  State Fire Marshal  Cigarettes only  Less than 25% full-length burns using ASTM 2187-04 Manufacturer 3 years
Audit Frequency by Primary Agency  Audits include RIP testing?  Primary Agency Granted Regulatory Authority?  Legislative Look Back Provision  Certification Fees per Brand  Superseded By Federal Law?  Cite
Yes 3 years $1,000 No SB 456

Wisconsin

Date law passed  Date Law Effective  Overseeing agency  Products covered  RIP Standard  Responsible for Certification  Recertification Timeframe 
April 2008 October 2009 Department of Commerce  Cigarettes only  Less than 25% full-length burns using ASTM 2187-04 Manufacturer 3 years
Audit Frequency by Primary Agency  Audits include RIP testing?  Primary Agency Granted Regulatory Authority?  Legislative Look Back Provision  Certification Fees per Brand  Superseded By Federal Law?  Cite
Yes $1,000 Act 225 

Wyoming

Date law passed  Date Law Effective  Overseeing agency  Products covered  RIP Standard  Responsible for Certification  Recertification Timeframe 
March 2010 July 2011  State Fire Marshal Cigarettes only 

Less than 25% full-length burns using ISO/IEC 17025

Manufacturer 3 years
Audit Frequency by Primary Agency  Audits include RIP testing?  Primary Agency Granted Regulatory Authority?  Legislative Look Back Provision  Certification Fees per Brand  Superseded By Federal Law?  Cite
Yes $250 SF0052


 
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