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Public Act 101-0468


Public Act 0468 101ST GENERAL ASSEMBLY



Public Act 101-0468
HB2276 EnrolledLRB101 08230 TAE 53296 b

    AN ACT concerning transportation.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Illinois Vehicle Code is amended by adding
Section 11-1432 as follows:
    (625 ILCS 5/11-1432 new)
    Sec. 11-1432. Prohibit smoking in a motor vehicle with a
minor present.
    (a) For purposes of this Section:
    "Smoke" means to inhale, exhale, burn, or carry a lighted
cigarette, cigar, pipe, weed, plant, regulated narcotic, or
other combustible substance.
    "Vehicle" has the same meaning as defined in Section 1-217
of this Code and does not include motorcycles as defined in
Section 1-147.
    (b) A person shall not smoke in a motor vehicle, whether it
is in motion or at rest, if a person under 18 years of age is in
the vehicle, regardless of whether the vehicle's windows are
open. This subsection does not apply to a person who is the
sole occupant of a vehicle.
    (c) A police officer may not stop or detain a motor vehicle
or its driver nor inspect or search the vehicle, the contents
of the vehicle, or the operator or passenger of the vehicle
solely for a violation or suspected violation of this Section.
    (d) A violation of this Section is a petty offense
punishable by a fine not to exceed $100 and, for a second or
subsequent offense, a fine not to exceed $250.

Effective Date: 6/1/2020