Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Liquor Control Act of 1934. Provides that the local liquor control commissions have the power to issue a smoking license to certain eligible establishments. Provides that an eligible establishment must be able to document that (i) it has disclosed to all employees that if a smoking license is granted to the establishment, smoking will be permitted on the premises and (ii) all employees have acknowledged receiving the disclosure. Provides that if the eligible establishment has a liquor license, it must be in compliance with all of the terms of the liquor license in order to receive a license to allow smoking on the premises. Amends the Smoke Free Illinois Act. Provides that smoking is allowed in any eligible establishment that has obtained a license to allow smoking on the premises from the local liquor control commission. Provides that an eligible establishment must post prominent signage notifying the public that the establishment has been designated as a smoking establishment. Effective immediately.
Deletes everything after the enacting clause and reinserts the bill as introduced, with the following changes: (i) amends the Illinois Municipal Code to provide that the corporate authorities of each municipality may authorize by ordinance the local liquor control commission to issue smoking licenses to establishments eligible for a smoking license under the Liquor Control Act of 1934; (ii) in the Liquor Control Act of 1934, provides that a local liquor control commission, if authorized by ordinance, shall have the power to issue a smoking license to certain eligible establishments and provides that an eligible establishment must be able to document that it has an air filtration system that meets certain standards; and (iii) also makes technical changes. Effective immediately.