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 Bill Status of SB0555  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  DHS-COMPLIANCE CHECKS-TOBACCO

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Melinda Bush and Christopher Belt

House Sponsors
(Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr., Joyce Mason and Elizabeth Hernandez)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/24/2021SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0576

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 301/55-36 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Substance Use Disorder Act. Permits the Department of Human Services to conduct compliance checks of tobacco and vape retailers to investigate whether such retailers are selling tobacco products, electronic nicotine products, alternative nicotine products, or e-cigarettes to persons under 21 years of age in violation of the Prevention of Tobacco Use by Persons under 21 Years of Age and Sale and Distribution of Tobacco Products Act. Provides that the Department may expand the use of existing tobacco compliance check programs to include vape shops. Provides that compliance checks may be conducted by underage individuals under the supervision of local law enforcement. Provides that underage individuals who purchase tobacco products, electronic nicotine devices, alternative nicotine products, or e-cigarettes while conducting supervised compliance checks shall not be in violation of the Prevention of Tobacco Use by Persons under 21 Years of Age and Sale and Distribution of Tobacco Products Act.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Provides that compliance checks may be conducted by underage individuals under the supervision of the Illinois State Police. Requires the Illinois State Police to communicate with local police departments and sheriff departments to ensure coordination and collaboration and to ensure its efforts do not duplicate any local compliance check activities.

House Floor Amendment No. 2
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Substance Use Disorder Act. Permits the Department of Human Services to conduct compliance checks of retailers as defined in the Tobacco Products Tax Act of 1995 to investigate whether such retailers are selling tobacco products, alternative nicotine products, or e-cigarettes to persons under 21 years of age in violation of the Prevention of Tobacco Use by Persons under 21 Years of Age and Sale and Distribution of Tobacco Products Act. Provides that compliance checks may be conducted by underage individuals under the supervision of local law enforcement and the Illinois State Police. Provides that underage individuals who purchase tobacco products, alternative nicotine products, or e-cigarettes while conducting supervised compliance checks shall not be in violation of any local or State laws pertaining to underage tobacco purchase or possession.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/23/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Melinda Bush
  2/23/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/23/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/9/2021SenateAssigned to Executive
  3/24/2021SenateDo Pass Executive; 014-000-000
  3/24/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 25, 2021
  4/14/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Melinda Bush
  4/14/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  4/14/2021SenateSecond Reading
  4/14/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 15, 2021
  4/14/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Christopher Belt
  4/20/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Executive
  4/21/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Executive; 016-000-000
  4/22/2021SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  4/22/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Bush
  4/22/2021SenateThird Reading - Passed; 057-000-000
  4/22/2021HouseArrived in House
  4/22/2021HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
  4/23/2021HouseFirst Reading
  4/23/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/4/2021HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  5/11/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
  5/11/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/12/2021HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Human Services Committee; 015-000-000
  5/12/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/12/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40
  5/12/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
  5/14/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
  5/14/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/18/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  5/18/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Human Services Committee
  5/19/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Human Services Committee; 014-000-000
  5/25/2021HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/25/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted
  5/25/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/27/2021HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 117-000-000
  5/27/2021SenateSecretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 2
  5/27/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 2 - May 28, 2021
  5/28/2021SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Melinda Bush
  5/28/2021SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  5/29/2021SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to Executive
  5/29/2021SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt Executive; 016-000-000
  5/30/2021SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Senate Concurs 059-000-000
  5/30/2021SenateSenate Concurs
  5/30/2021SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/28/2021SenateSent to the Governor
  8/24/2021SenateGovernor Approved
  8/24/2021SenateEffective Date January 1, 2022
  8/24/2021SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0576

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