State of Illinois
91st General Assembly

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 1        AN ACT concerning smoking at stadiums in Illinois.

 2        Be  it  enacted  by  the People of the State of Illinois,
 3    represented in the General Assembly:

 4        Section 1.  Short title. This Act may  be  cited  as  the
 5    Clean Stadium Air Act.

 6        Section  5.  Findings.  The  General  Assembly finds that
 7    smoking at stadiums is a hazard and a danger to public safety
 8    and that tobacco smoke is annoying, harmful, and dangerous to
 9    human beings and a hazard to public health.

10        Section 10.  Definition. In this Act, "stadium"  means  a
11    publicly   or   privately   owned   or   operated  sports  or
12    entertainment arena, community or  convention  hall,  special
13    event  center,  or  amusement  facility,  including a special
14    event center in a public park. "Stadium" does not  include  a
15    hotel, restaurant, or school.

16        Section  15.  Prohibitions.  No  person  shall  smoke  or
17    possess  a  lighted  cigarette,  cigar,  or pipe or any other
18    lighted form of tobacco  or  a  similar  substance  used  for
19    smoking at any stadium in this State.

20        Section   20.  Penalty.   Any  person  who  violates  the
21    provisions  of  this  Act  is  guilty  of  a  petty   offense
22    punishable by a fine of not less than $25 nor more than $250.

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