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 Bill Status of HB2250  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  E-CIGARETTES-MINORS

House Sponsors
Rep. Kathleen Willis - Natalie A. Manley - Sam Yingling, Michelle Mussman, Laura Fine, Cynthia Soto, Maria Antonia Berrios, Deborah Mell, Elaine Nekritz, Camille Y. Lilly, Arthur Turner, Naomi D. Jakobsson, John M. Cabello, JoAnn D. Osmond, Norine Hammond, Renée Kosel, Dennis M. Reboletti, La Shawn K. Ford, Esther Golar, Martin J. Moylan, Frances Ann Hurley, Deborah Conroy, Stephanie A. Kifowit, Jack D. Franks, Keith Farnham, Carol A. Sente and Linda Chapa LaVia

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. John G. Mulroe - Jacqueline Y. Collins and Julie A. Morrison)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
720 ILCS 675/1from Ch. 23, par. 2357


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Prevention of Tobacco Use by Minors and Sale and Distribution of Tobacco Products Act. Prohibits a person under 18 years of age from buying, possessing, being sold, bought for, distributed samples of, or furnished an electronic cigarette. Establishes an exception for a sting operation approved by the Department of State Police, the county sheriff, a municipal police department, the Department of Public Health, or a local health department against a retail seller of tobacco products or a person employed by the retail seller of tobacco products or on any premises authorized to sell tobacco products to determine if electronic cigarettes are being sold or given to persons under 18 years of age. Defines "electronic cigarette". Includes "electronic cigarette" in the definition of tobacco product.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
720 ILCS 675/1.5 new
720 ILCS 675/2from Ch. 23, par. 2358

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the bill. Further amends the Prevention of Tobacco Use by Minors and Sale and Distribution of Tobacco Products Act. Provides that a person, either directly or indirectly by an agent or employee, or by a vending machine owned by the person or located in the person's establishment, may not sell, offer for sale, give, or furnish any alternative nicotine product, or any cartridge or component of an alternative nicotine product, to a person under 18 years of age. Provides that before selling, offering for sale, giving, or furnishing an alternative nicotine product, or any cartridge or component of an alternative nicotine product, to another person, the person selling, offering for sale, giving, or furnishing the alternative nicotine product shall verify that the person is at least 18 years of age by: (1) examining from any person that appears to be under 27 years of age a government-issued photographic identification that establishes the person is at least 18 years of age or (2) for sales made though the Internet or other remote sales methods, performing an age verification through an independent, third-party age verification service that compares information available from public records to the personal information entered by the person during the ordering process that establishes the person is 18 years of age or older. Provides that it is not a violation of the Act for a person under 18 years of age to purchase or possess an alternative nicotine product if the person under the age of 18 purchases or is given the product from a retail seller of tobacco products or an employee of the retail seller under a plan or action to investigate, patrol, or otherwise conduct a "sting operation" or enforcement action against a retail seller of tobacco products or a person employed by the retail seller of tobacco products or on any premises authorized to sell tobacco products to determine if tobacco products are being sold or given to persons under 18 years of age if the "sting operation" or enforcement action is approved by the Department of State Police, the county sheriff, a municipal police department, the Department of Public Health, or a local health department. Establishes penalties.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
720 ILCS 675/1

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Prevention of Tobacco Use by Minors and Sale and Distribution of Tobacco Products Act. Provides that a person, either directly or indirectly by an agent or employee, or by a vending machine owned by the person or located in the person's establishment, may not sell, offer for sale, give, or furnish any alternative nicotine product, or any cartridge or component of an alternative nicotine product, to a person under 18 years of age. Provides that before selling, offering for sale, giving, or furnishing an alternative nicotine product, or any cartridge or component of an alternative nicotine product, to another person, the person selling, offering for sale, giving, or furnishing the alternative nicotine product shall verify that the person is at least 18 years of age by: (1) examining from any person that appears to be under 27 years of age a government-issued photographic identification that establishes the person is at least 18 years of age or (2) for sales made though the Internet or other remote sales methods, performing an age verification through an independent, third-party age verification service that compares information available from public records to the personal information entered by the person during the ordering process that establishes the person is 18 years of age or older. Establishes penalties.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/15/2013HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Kathleen Willis
  2/19/2013HouseFirst Reading
  2/19/2013HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/25/2013HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  2/26/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  2/26/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling
  2/27/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
  2/27/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Fine
  2/28/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
  2/28/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maria Antonia Berrios
  2/28/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deborah Mell
  2/28/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elaine Nekritz
  3/7/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  3/7/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur Turner
  3/7/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  3/7/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John M. Cabello
  3/7/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. JoAnn D. Osmond
  3/7/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Norine Hammond
  3/7/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Renée Kosel
  3/7/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dennis M. Reboletti
  3/12/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  3/12/2013HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Kathleen Willis
  3/12/2013HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/13/2013HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Human Services Committee
  3/20/2013HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Human Services Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/20/2013HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Human Services Committee; 015-000-000
  3/20/2013HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/20/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Esther Golar
  3/20/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan
  3/20/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Frances Ann Hurley
  3/20/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deborah Conroy
  3/20/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  4/8/2013HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/8/2013HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/9/2013HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 110-000-000
  4/9/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  4/9/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith Farnham
  4/9/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol A. Sente
  4/9/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  4/10/2013SenateArrive in Senate
  4/10/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/10/2013SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. John G. Mulroe
  4/10/2013SenateFirst Reading
  4/10/2013SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/16/2013SenateAssigned to Criminal Law
  4/18/2013SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  5/1/2013SenatePostponed - Criminal Law
  5/8/2013SenateDo Pass Criminal Law; 006-001-001
  5/8/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 9, 2013
  5/9/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. John G. Mulroe
  5/9/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  5/14/2013SenateSecond Reading
  5/14/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 15, 2013
  5/14/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Criminal Law
  5/15/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Criminal Law; 009-000-000
  5/16/2013SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  5/16/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Mulroe
  5/16/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 17, 2013
  5/21/2013SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  5/21/2013SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  5/22/2013HouseArrived in House
  5/22/2013HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
  5/22/2013HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Kathleen Willis
  5/22/2013HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  5/23/2013HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Non-Concur Rep. Kathleen Willis
  8/9/2013HouseRule 19(b) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

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