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 Bill Status of SB0500  95th General Assembly


Short Description:  SMOKE FREE ILLINOIS ACT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Terry Link - John J. Cullerton - Mattie Hunter - Jeffrey M. Schoenberg - Christine Radogno, Iris Y. Martinez, Todd Sieben, Louis S. Viverito, Jacqueline Y. Collins, Susan Garrett, Dan Cronin, Edward D. Maloney, Carol Ronen, Randall M. Hultgren, Carole Pankau, Don Harmon, Ira I. Silverstein and Martin A. Sandoval

House Sponsors
(Rep. Karen A. Yarbrough - Annazette Collins - Karen May - Barbara Flynn Currie - Carolyn H. Krause, Sara Feigenholtz, Kathleen A. Ryg, Elizabeth Coulson, Jack McGuire, Sandra M. Pihos, Paul D. Froehlich, Eddie Washington, Constance A. Howard, William Davis, Harry Osterman, Wyvetter H. Younge, Julie Hamos, Fred Crespo, Kevin Joyce, Cynthia Soto, Rosemary Mulligan, Al Riley, Deborah L. Graham, Elizabeth Hernandez, Monique D. Davis, Marlow H. Colvin, Esther Golar, Elaine Nekritz, Daniel J. Burke, David E. Miller, Joe Dunn, Mary E. Flowers, John A. Fritchey and Sidney H. Mathias)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/23/2007SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 95-0017

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
30 ILCS 805/8.31 new
410 ILCS 80/Act rep.


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Smoke Free Illinois Act. Sets forth the findings of the General Assembly. Creates several definitions. Prohibits smoking in public places, places of employment, and governmental vehicles. Requires "No Smoking" signs to be posted in each public place and place of employment where smoking is prohibited. Requires ashtrays to be removed from any area where smoking is prohibited. Prohibits smoking in student dormitories, including, but not limited to, sleeping rooms, dining areas, restrooms, laundry areas, lobbies, and hallways, of a building used in whole or in part as a student dormitory that is owned and operated or otherwise utilized by a public or private institution of higher education. Provides that the Department of Public Health, State-certified local public health departments, and local law enforcement agencies shall enforce the provisions of the Act. Sets forth fines for violations of the Act. Provides that the Department, a State-certified local public health department, local law enforcement agency, or any individual personally affected by repeated violations may institute, in a circuit court, an action to enjoin violations of the Act. Prohibits discrimination against individuals who exercise their rights afforded by the Act. Provides that a home rule unit may regulate smoking in public places, but that regulation must be no less restrictive than the provisions in the Act. Prohibits smoking within a minimum distance of 15 feet from entrances, exits, windows that open, and ventilation intakes that serve an enclosed area where smoking is prohibited. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement. Repeals the Illinois Clean Indoor Air Act.

 Fiscal Note (Dept. of Revenue)
 The Department of Revenue estimates that SB 500 would reduce tax revenues collected under the Cigarette Tax Act and the Cigarette Use Tax Act by approximately $24 million to $60 million per year and would reduce Retailers' Occupation Tax and Use Tax Revenues by approximately $3.5 million to $8.5 million per year.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/8/2007SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. John J. Cullerton
  2/8/2007SenateFirst Reading
  2/8/2007SenateReferred to Rules
  2/8/2007SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  2/8/2007SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jeffrey M. Schoenberg
  2/8/2007SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Christine Radogno
  2/8/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Todd Sieben
  2/8/2007SenateChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Sen. Mattie Hunter
  2/8/2007SenateChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Sen. Jeffrey M. Schoenberg
  2/8/2007SenateChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Sen. Christine Radogno
  2/9/2007SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  2/9/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Louis S. Viverito
  2/9/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  2/9/2007SenateChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  2/15/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Susan Garrett
  2/15/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan Cronin
  2/21/2007SenateAssigned to Executive
  2/23/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Edward D. Maloney
  2/28/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Carol Ronen
  3/2/2007SenatePostponed - Executive
  3/2/2007SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Terry Link
  3/2/2007SenateChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Sen. John J. Cullerton
  3/2/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  3/6/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Randall M. Hultgren
  3/8/2007SenateDo Pass Executive; 008-005-000
  3/8/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 13, 2007
  3/13/2007SenateFiscal Note Requested by Sen. Dale A. Righter
  3/14/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Carole Pankau
  3/21/2007SenateFiscal Note Filed from the Illinois Department of Revenue.
  3/22/2007SenateSecond Reading
  3/22/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 27, 2007
  3/23/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Terry Link
  3/23/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules
  3/23/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
  3/27/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Executive
  3/28/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Executive; 010-000-000
  3/29/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  3/29/2007SenateSenator Jacobs inquires whether this bill requires 3/5's vote.
  3/29/2007SenateChair rules 30 votes needed for passage.
  3/29/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  3/29/2007SenateThird Reading - Passed; 034-023-001
  3/29/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
  3/30/2007HouseArrived in House
  3/30/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/30/2007HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Karen A. Yarbrough
  4/9/2007HouseFirst Reading
  4/9/2007HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/16/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  4/16/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen A. Ryg
  4/16/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Coulson
  4/17/2007HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Annazette Collins
  4/17/2007HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen May
  4/17/2007HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  4/17/2007HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carolyn H. Krause
  4/17/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack McGuire
  4/17/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandra M. Pihos
  4/17/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Paul D. Froehlich
  4/17/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Eddie Washington
  4/17/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Constance A. Howard
  4/17/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  4/17/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Harry Osterman
  4/17/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Wyvetter H. Younge
  4/17/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Julie Hamos
  4/17/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Fred Crespo
  4/17/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kevin Joyce
  4/17/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
  4/17/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Rosemary Mulligan
  4/17/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Al Riley
  4/17/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Deborah L. Graham
  4/17/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  4/17/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Monique D. Davis
  4/17/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Marlow H. Colvin
  4/17/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Esther Golar
  4/17/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Elaine Nekritz
  4/17/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Luis Arroyo
  4/17/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel J. Burke
  4/17/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. David E. Miller
  4/17/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Joe Dunn
  4/18/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  4/20/2007HouseAssigned to Environmental Health Committee
  4/24/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. John A. Fritchey
  4/25/2007HouseAlternate Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. Luis Arroyo
  4/26/2007HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Environmental Health Committee; 010-002-000
  4/26/2007HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/26/2007HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/26/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/1/2007HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Renée Kosel
  5/1/2007HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/1/2007HouseRemoved from Short Debate Status
  5/1/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Standard Debate
  5/1/2007HouseThird Reading - Standard Debate - Passed 073-042-001
  5/1/2007HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40(a)
  5/1/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  5/1/2007SenatePassed Both Houses
  5/30/2007SenateSent to the Governor
  7/23/2007SenateGovernor Approved
  7/23/2007SenateEffective Date January 1, 2008
  7/23/2007SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 95-0017

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