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 Bill Status of SB0285  94th General Assembly

Short Description:  TOBACCO CONTROL ACT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. James T. Meeks - Ira I. Silverstein - Martin A. Sandoval - Susan Garrett - Christine Radogno and Louis S. Viverito

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/9/2007SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Tobacco Control Act. Provides definitions. Prohibits any person from selling tobacco without obtaining a license. Requires retailers without a license to keep all tobacco products and paraphernalia from public view and prohibits the display of any tobacco-related advertisement that would lead a person to believe tobacco could be obtained from the retailer. Prohibits certain sales or dispersals of tobacco products. Requires an application for a tobacco retailer's license to be submitted in the name of the proprietor to the Illinois Liquor Control Commission and provides that a license issued in error or on the basis of false or misleading information shall be revoked. Sets forth the information to be provided in applications for new or renewal licenses. Requires the Commission to issue a license upon receipt of an application except for certain circumstances. Provides that a license is nontransferable and that violations accumulated against a location or business will continue to be counted against that location or business unless the location or business has been transferred in an arm's length transaction. Requires a retailer to pay a fee set by the Commission for a new or renewal license. Requires retailers to display the license and to display a sign at each point of sale, including on each vending machine. Provides for violations and compliance checks. Provides for penalties. Provides for severability. Effective July 1, 2006.

DateChamber Action
  2/3/2005SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. James T. Meeks
  2/3/2005SenateFirst Reading
  2/3/2005SenateReferred to Rules
  2/16/2005SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  2/17/2005SenateAssigned to Executive
  2/23/2005SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  2/23/2005SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Susan Garrett
  2/23/2005SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Christine Radogno
  2/24/2005SenatePostponed - Executive
  2/24/2005SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Louis S. Viverito
  2/25/2005SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. James T. Meeks
  2/25/2005SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules
  3/1/2005SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Executive
  3/3/2005SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 To Subcommittee
  3/3/2005SenateTo Subcommittee
  3/18/2005SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Rules
  3/18/2005SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Rules
  1/9/2007SenateSession Sine Die

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