The House again in Committee of Ways and Means-to consider the following proposed resolution.-Sir Henry Drayton.- Mr. Boivin in the Chair.
Resolved, that it is expedient to amend The Special War Revenue Act, 1915, as amended by Chapter 71 of the Acts of 1920, by striking thereout sections 19BB and 19BBB, the several enumerations of goods respectively, and the several rates of excise taxes specified therein, and to provide that the following sections he substituted therefor:-
19BB. (1) The following excise taxes shall be imposed, levied and collected on the articles hereinafter specified, namely:-
(a) A tax on playing cards for every fifty-four cards or fraction of fifty-four in each package,-when selling at twenty-four dollars or less per gross packages, eight cents per pack; when selling in excess of twenty-four dollars per gross packages, fifteen cents per pack;