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Full Text of HB5868  98th General Assembly




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1    AN ACT concerning criminal law.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Display of Tobacco Products Act is amended
5by changing Sections 5 and 10 as follows:
6    (720 ILCS 677/5)
7    Sec. 5. Definitions. In this Act:
8    "Alternative nicotine product" has the meaning ascribed to
9it in Section 1.5 of the Prevention of Tobacco Use by Minors
10and Sale and Distribution of Tobacco Products Act.
11    "Line of sight" means visible to a cashier or other
13    "Age restricted area" means a signed designated area in a
14retail establishment to which minors under 18 years of age are
15not permitted access unless accompanied by a parent or legal
17(Source: P.A. 93-886, eff. 1-1-05.)
18    (720 ILCS 677/10)
19    Sec. 10. Tobacco product displays. All single packs of
20cigarettes and alternative nicotine products must be sold from
21behind the counter or in an age restricted area or in a sealed
22display case. Any other tobacco products must be sold in line



HB5868 Enrolled- 2 -LRB098 18388 RLC 53525 b

1of sight.
2    The restrictions described in this Section do not apply to
3a retail tobacco store that (i) derives at least 90% of its
4revenue from tobacco and tobacco related products; (ii) does
5not permit persons under the age of 18 to enter the premises
6unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian; and (iii)
7posts a sign on the main entrance way stating that persons
8under the age of 18 are prohibited from entering unless
9accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
10(Source: P.A. 93-886, eff. 1-1-05.)