IL HB4297 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 23-1)
Status: Introduced on January 22 2018 - 25% progression
Action: 2018-04-13 - Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Margo McDermed
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amends the Prevention of Tobacco Use by Minors and Sale and Distribution of Tobacco Products Act. Changes the name of the Act to the Prevention of Tobacco Use by Persons under 21 Years of Age and Sale and Distribution of Tobacco Products Act. Raises the age for whom tobacco products, electronic cigarettes, and alternative nicotine products may be sold from at least 18 years of age to at least 21 years of age. Eliminates the penalty for possession of a cigar, cigarette, smokeless tobacco, or tobacco in any of its forms by persons under 18 years of age. Defines "electronic cigarette". Repeals the Smokeless Tobacco Limitation Act. Amends various other Acts to make conforming changes.

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2018-04-13HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Margo McDermed
2018-04-12HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Judicial Note Filed as Amended
2018-04-10HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 State Mandates Fiscal Note Filed as Amended
2018-04-09HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Judicial Note Requested as Amended by Rep. Tom Demmer
2018-04-09HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
2018-04-09HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Monica Bristow
2018-03-21HouseFiscal Note Filed
2018-03-07HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Fiscal Note Filed as Amended
2018-03-06HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 State Mandates Fiscal Note Requested as Amended by Rep. Tom Demmer
2018-03-06HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Fiscal Note Requested as Amended by Rep. Tom Demmer
2018-03-06HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
2018-03-06HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
2018-03-06HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
2018-02-28HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Litesa E. Wallace
2018-02-26HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 003-000-000
2018-02-22HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann M. Williams
2018-02-21HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Sente
2018-02-16HouseFiscal Note Filed
2018-02-14HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
2018-02-14HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
2018-02-13HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
2018-02-13HouseFiscal Note Requested by Rep. Tom Demmer
2018-02-08HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Monica Bristow
2018-02-07HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
2018-02-06HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Health & Healthcare Disparities Committee; 003-001-000
2018-02-01HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
2018-02-01HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
2018-02-01HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert Martwick
2018-02-01HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
2018-02-01HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
2018-02-01HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Juliana Stratton
2018-02-01HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Theresa Mah
2018-02-01HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
2018-02-01HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Fine
2018-02-01HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
2018-02-01HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
2018-02-01HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Christian L. Mitchell
2018-01-31HouseAssigned to Health & Healthcare Disparities Committee
2018-01-30HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Luis Arroyo
2018-01-30HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
2018-01-30HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling
2018-01-30HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Al Riley
2018-01-30HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Melissa Conyears-Ervin
2018-01-26HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2018-01-26HouseFirst Reading
2018-01-22HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Camille Y. Lilly

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