102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
Introduced 2/26/2021, by Sen. Emil Jones, III
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
Creates the Cigarette Filter Plastic Ban Act. Provides that,
beginning 2 years after the effective date of the Act, a cigarette shall
not utilize a single-use filter containing cellulose acetate, another
plastic material, or any non-biodegradable material.
A BILL FOR
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AN ACT concerning cigarettes.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
This Act may be cited as
Cigarette Filter Plastic Ban Act.
In this Act:
"Non-biodegradable material" means any substance that,
when littered or discarded, is not readily changed to a
harmless natural state by the action of bacteria.
"Single-use" means any product reasonably expected to be
discarded by consumers after a single use.
Prohibition on use of plastic.
years after the effective date of this Act, a cigarette shall
not utilize a single-use filter containing cellulose acetate,
another plastic material, or any non-biodegradable material in