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Full Text of SB2659  98th General Assembly


Sen. Ira I. Silverstein

Filed: 2/24/2014





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 2659 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Illinois Vehicle Code is amended by adding
5Section 11-1432 as follows:
6    (625 ILCS 5/11-1432 new)
7    Sec. 11-1432. Prohibit smoking in a motor vehicle with a
8minor present.
9    (a) For purposes of this Section:
10    "Smoking" means to inhale, exhale, burn, or carry a lighted
11cigarette, cigar, pipe, weed, plant, regulated narcotic, or
12other combustible substance.
13    (b) A person shall not operate or be in actual physical
14control of a motor vehicle while a person in the motor vehicle
15is smoking if a person under 18 years of age is in the motor
16vehicle. This provision does not apply to the operator of a



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1motorcycle or a motor vehicle with a convertible or removable
2roof in top-down, topless, or open air mode.
3    (c) A police officer may not stop or detain a motor vehicle
4or its driver solely for a violation or suspected violation of
5this Section.
6    (d) A violation of this Section is a petty offense with a
7fine not to exceed $100.".