100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2017 and 2018
Introduced , by Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
Amends the Smoke Free Illinois Act. Provides that no person shall
smoke within 15 feet of any entrance to an enclosed or partially enclosed
youth sporting event. Provides that no person shall smoke within 250 feet
of the field of play, including areas for spectators and participants, at a
youth sporting event held in an outdoor setting. Defines "youth sporting
event" as an event where all players are under the age of 18 and the event
is sponsored and supervised by a public body or a not-for-profit entity.
A BILL FOR
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AN ACT concerning health.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Smoke Free Illinois Act is amended by
changing Section 15 as follows:
(410 ILCS 82/15)
Smoking in public places, places of employment,
and governmental vehicles
and at youth sporting events
No person shall smoke in a public place
or partially enclosed youth sporting event,
or in any place of
employment or within 15 feet of any entrance to a public place
or place of employment. No person may smoke in any vehicle
owned, leased, or operated by the State or a political
subdivision of the State. An owner shall reasonably assure that
smoking is prohibited in indoor public places and workplaces
unless specifically exempted by Section 35 of this Act.
No person shall smoke within 250 feet of the field of play,
including areas for spectators and participants, at a youth
sporting event held in an outdoor setting. For the purposes of
this Section, "youth sporting event" means an event where all
players are under the age of 18 and the event is sponsored and
supervised by a public body or a not-for-profit entity.
(Source: P.A. 95-17, eff. 1-1-08; 95-1029, eff. 2-4-09.)