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 Bill Status of HB4310  95th General Assembly

Short Description:  HEALTH-TECH

House Sponsors
Rep. Karen A. Yarbrough - John A. Fritchey - Karen May - Elaine Nekritz - Paul D. Froehlich

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
410 ILCS 82/1

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Smoke Free Illinois Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
410 ILCS 82/1
Adds reference to:
410 ILCS 82/10
410 ILCS 82/35
410 ILCS 82/40
410 ILCS 82/50

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Smoke Free Illinois Act. Changes the definition of "place of employment" to provide that enclosed laboratories, not open to the public, in an accredited university or government facility where the activity of smoking is exclusively conducted for the purpose of medical or scientific health-related interests are not considered a "place of employment". Provides that smoking is allowed in enclosed laboratories. Provides that the Department of Public Health, State-certified local public health departments, and local law enforcement agencies shall enforce the provisions of the Act through the issuance of citations. Provides that the Department shall afford a violator the opportunity to pay the fine without objection or to contest the citation in accordance with the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act, except that in case of a conflict between the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act and the Act, the provisions of the Act shall control. Provides that in addition to any other sanction or remedy, the Department, a State-certified local public health department, local law enforcement agency, or any individual personally affected by repeated violations may institute, in a circuit court, an action to enjoin violations of the Act. Provides that there is no rulemaking authority under the amendatory Act, but that the Governor may suggest rules by filing them with the General Assembly and requesting that the General Assembly authorize such rulemaking by law, enact the suggested rules into law, or take other appropriate action in the General Assembly's discretion.

 Fiscal Note, House Committee Amendment No. 1 (Illinois Environmental Protection Agency)
 This legislation will have no fiscal impact on the Illinois EPA.

 Fiscal Note (Dept. of Public Health)
 No fiscal impact is evident.

DateChamber Action
  1/9/2008HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. John A. Fritchey
  1/9/2008HouseChief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Karen A. Yarbrough
  1/9/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. John A. Fritchey
  1/9/2008HouseFirst Reading
  1/9/2008HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/11/2008HouseAssigned to Environmental Health Committee
  3/11/2008HouseMotion to Suspend Rule 25 - Prevailed
  3/11/2008HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Environmental Health Committee
  3/11/2008HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Environmental Health Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/11/2008HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Environmental Health Committee; 012-001-000
  3/12/2008HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/12/2008HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Fiscal Note Filed as Amended
  3/25/2008HouseFiscal Note Filed
  4/16/2008HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Karen A. Yarbrough
  4/16/2008HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/18/2008HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 9, 2008
  5/1/2008HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Environmental Health Committee
  5/8/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen May
  5/8/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Elaine Nekritz
  5/8/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Paul D. Froehlich
  5/9/2008HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 23, 2008
  5/23/2008HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2008
  5/29/2008HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/29/2008HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  5/31/2008HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  5/31/2008HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Re-Referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

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