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 Bill Status of HB2724  101st General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. David A. Welter

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
625 ILCS 5/11-1432 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that a person shall not operate or be in actual physical control of a motor vehicle while a person in the motor vehicle is smoking if a person under 18 years of age is in the motor vehicle. Defines smoking as inhaling, exhaling, burning, or carrying a lighted cigarette, cigar, pipe, weed, plant, regulated narcotic, or other combustible substance. Provides that a police officer may not stop a motor vehicle solely for a violation of the new provisions. Provides that a violation is a petty offense with a maximum fine of $100. Provides that motorcycles and convertible motor vehicles in open-air or top down mode are exempt from this provision.

DateChamber Action
  2/14/2019HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. David A. Welter
  2/14/2019HouseFirst Reading
  2/14/2019HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/26/2019HouseAssigned to Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee
  3/29/2019HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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