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 Bill Status of HB0235  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  TOBACCO-SINGLE CIGARETTE

House Sponsors
Rep. La Shawn K. Ford

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
35 ILCS 130/24from Ch. 120, par. 453.24
35 ILCS 135/30from Ch. 120, par. 453.60
720 ILCS 675/2from Ch. 23, par. 2358


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Prevention of Tobacco Use by Minors and Sale and Distribution of Tobacco Products Act. Provides that a violation of the Act involving the sale or distribution of single or loose cigarettes that are not contained within a sealed container, pack, or package to persons who are 18 years of age or older is a petty offense punishable by a fine of not more than $50, which may be satisfied without a court appearance by a written plea of guilty and payment of all applicable fines, penalties, and costs. Amends the Cigarette Tax Act and the Cigarette Use Tax Act to provide that those violations shall be subject only to the penalties provided in the Prevention of Tobacco Use by Minors and Sale and Distribution of Tobacco Products Act.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  12/14/2016HousePrefiled with Clerk by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  1/11/2017HouseFirst Reading
  1/11/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/25/2017HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  2/3/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  2/3/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  2/8/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  3/31/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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