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 Bill Status of HB1769  95th General Assembly


Short Description:  VEH CD-NO SMOKING-CHILDREN

House Sponsors
Rep. Mike Boland

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/29/2007HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Lost 018-091-004

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
625 ILCS 5/11-1430 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that a person may not smoke in a vehicle if any person in the vehicle is a child 8 years of age or younger. Provides that a violation of the provision is a Class C misdemeanor.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the original bill, with a change and additions. Provides that a violation of the provision is a petty offense punishable by a fine of not more than $25 (rather than a Class C misdemeanor). Provides that a violation of the provision shall not be considered evidence of negligence, shall not limit the liability of an insurer, and shall not diminish any recovery for damages arising out of the ownership, maintenance, or operation of a motor vehicle. Provides that a law enforcement officer may not search or inspect a motor vehicle, its contents, the driver, or a passenger solely because of a violation of the provision.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/23/2007HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Mike Boland
  2/23/2007HouseFirst Reading
  2/23/2007HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/27/2007HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  3/6/2007HouseRe-assigned to Environmental Health Committee
  3/20/2007HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Environmental Health Committee
  3/20/2007HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Environmental Health Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/20/2007HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Environmental Health Committee; 007-003-000
  3/21/2007HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/27/2007HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/27/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/29/2007HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Lost 018-091-004

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