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 Bill Status of HB3877  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  VAPOR PRODUCTS

House Sponsors
Rep. Kathleen Willis and Jay Hoffman

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/28/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
720 ILCS 675/1.5
30 ILCS 105/5.878 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Vapor Products Regulatory Act. Provides for the licensing and regulation of retail sellers of vapor pens and vapor products by the Department of Revenue. Sets requirements for licensure, including qualifications and disqualifications, and sets annual licensing fee of $75. Provides the Department of Revenue with regulatory authority, provides for licensing and appeals from licensing decisions made by the Department of Revenue. Provides that persons licensed as retailers under the Cigarette Tax Act need not obtain a license under this act to sell vapor products. Defines terms. Amends the Prevention of Tobacco Use by Minors and Sale and Distribution of Tobacco Products Act to exclude vapor products from the definition of "alternative nicotine product". Amends the State Finance Act to create the Vapor Products Compliance Fund. Effective January 1, 2018.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
30 ILCS 105/5.878 new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with changes. Changes references to "retailer" to "retailer of vapor products". Provides that a person or business that is subject to the Cigarette Tax Act, the Tobacco Products Tax Act of 1995, the Prevention of Tobacco Use By Minors and Sale and Distribution of Tobacco Products Act, the Display of Tobacco Products Act, or the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act is not considered a retailer of vapor products. Provides that the license fee shall be deposited into the Tax Compliance and Administration Fund (in the introduced bill, the Vapor Products Compliance Fund). Removes provisions providing that retailers must have minimum age training programs. Makes changes concerning records. Effective January 1, 2018.

 Fiscal Note, House Committee Amendment No. 1 (Dept. of Revenue)
 License fees are likely to generate on average between $10,000 and $100,000 annually. Background checks for license applications are likely to be a onetime cost of between $9,000 and $90,000. Additional personnel needed to administer this act are likely to cost $180,000 annually.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/10/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Kathleen Willis
  2/10/2017HouseFirst Reading
  2/10/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/1/2017HouseAssigned to Business & Occupational Licenses Committee
  3/8/2017HouseTo Business Licenses Subcommittee
  3/24/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Kathleen Willis
  3/24/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/27/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Business & Occupational Licenses Committee
  3/29/2017HouseRecommends Do Pass Subcommittee/ Business & Occupational Licenses Committee; 003-000-000
  3/29/2017HouseReported Back To Business & Occupational Licenses Committee;
  3/29/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Business & Occupational Licenses Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/29/2017HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Business & Occupational Licenses Committee; 008-001-000
  3/30/2017HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/3/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Fiscal Note Requested as Amended by Rep. Tom Demmer
  4/4/2017HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/4/2017HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/10/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Fiscal Note Filed as Amended
  4/21/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jay Hoffman
  4/28/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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