Bill Status of SB2659  98th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Ira I. Silverstein

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2015SenateSession 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 smoke in a motor vehicle containing a person under 18 years of age. 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 this Section. Provides that a violation is a petty offense with a maximum fine of $100.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the original bill. Provides that only the driver of the vehicle may be ticketed for the offense. Provides that motorcycles and convertible motor vehicles in open-air or top down mode are exempt from this provision.

DateChamber Action
  1/21/2014SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  1/21/2014SenateFirst Reading
  1/21/2014SenateReferred to Assignments
  1/29/2014SenateAssigned to Public Health
  2/19/2014SenatePostponed - Public Health
  2/24/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  2/24/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  2/25/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Public Health
  2/26/2014SenatePostponed - Public Health
  3/4/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/5/2014SenateDo Pass as Amended Public Health; 005-002-000
  3/5/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 5, 2014
  3/5/2014SenateSecond Reading
  3/5/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 6, 2014
  4/11/2014SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 1, 2014
  7/1/2014SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
  1/13/2015SenateSession Sine Die