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 Bill Status of HB5139  96th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Donald L. Moffitt - Michael K. Smith - Timothy L. Schmitz - Marlow H. Colvin - Mike Bost, Mary E. Flowers, Sidney H. Mathias, Naomi D. Jakobsson and Carol A. Sente

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Michael Noland - Terry Link)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/22/2010HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-1174

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Retail Sale and Distribution of Novelty Lighters Prohibition Act. Defines a "novelty lighter" as a mechanical or electrical device typically used for lighting cigarettes, cigars, or pipes that is designed to resemble a cartoon character, toy, or similar articles, or has other entertaining features; sets forth exclusions. Prohibits the sale and distribution of novelty lighters. Sets forth exceptions to the prohibition. Provides that a violation is a petty offense, for which a fine not to exceed $500 for each violation may be imposed. Provides for enforcement by the Office of the State Fire Marshal, by a State, county, or municipal law enforcement officer, or by a municipal code enforcement officer. Effective immediately.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the introduced bill with changes. Provides that a person employed by a retail establishment as a clerk shall not be found in violation of the Retail Sale and Distribution of Novelty Lighters Prohibition Act unless he or she sells a novelty lighter with the intent to violate the Retail Sale and Distribution of Novelty Lighters Prohibition Act. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  1/28/2010HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Donald L. Moffitt
  1/29/2010HouseFirst Reading
  1/29/2010HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/9/2010HouseAssigned to Consumer Protection Committee
  2/10/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  2/10/2010HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael K. Smith
  2/10/2010HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Timothy L. Schmitz
  2/10/2010HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Marlow H. Colvin
  2/10/2010HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Bost
  2/10/2010HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Michael K. Smith
  2/10/2010HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Timothy L. Schmitz
  2/10/2010HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Marlow H. Colvin
  2/10/2010HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Mike Bost
  2/16/2010HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Consumer Protection Committee; 013-000-000
  2/16/2010HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/17/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  3/3/2010HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Donald L. Moffitt
  3/3/2010HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/8/2010HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  3/10/2010HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/10/2010HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted by Voice Vote
  3/10/2010HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/11/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  3/11/2010HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 110-002-000
  3/11/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol A. Sente
  3/12/2010SenateArrive in Senate
  3/12/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading March 15, 2010
  3/12/2010SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Michael Noland
  3/15/2010SenateFirst Reading
  3/15/2010SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/13/2010SenateAssigned to Consumer Protection
  4/20/2010SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Terry Link
  4/22/2010SenateDo Pass Consumer Protection; 007-000-000
  4/22/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 23, 2010
  4/28/2010SenateSecond Reading
  4/28/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 29, 2010
  4/29/2010SenateThird Reading - Passed; 048-000-000
  4/29/2010HousePassed Both Houses
  5/28/2010HouseSent to the Governor
  7/22/2010HouseGovernor Approved
  7/22/2010HouseEffective Date July 22, 2010
  7/22/2010HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-1174

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