SB 3854

Short Description:  FLAVORED TOBACCO BAN

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Julie A. Morrison

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance

 

New Act

 
 

35 ILCS 143/10-25

 


Synopsis As Introduced
     Creates the Flavored Tobacco Ban Act. Provides that a tobacco retailer or his or her agents or employees may not sell, offer for sale, or possess with the intent to sell or offer for sale, a flavored tobacco product, flavored related tobacco product, flavored alternative nicotine product, or flavored solution or substance intended for use with electronic cigarettes. Provides that (1) "tobacco product" includes products containing tetrahydrocannabinol and products containing a mixture of tetrahydrocannabinol and nicotine, and (2) "tobacco retailer" includes dispensing organizations and dispensing organization agents, as those terms are defined in the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act. Creates a presumption that a tobacco product, related tobacco product, alternative nicotine product, or solution or substance intended for use with electronic cigarettes is a banned product, solution, or substance intended for use with electronic cigarettes if it has or produces a characterizing flavor. Establishes penalties for violations. Provides that all moneys collected as fines and civil penalties for violations of the Act shall be distributed: one-half to the State agency or unit of local government that successfully prosecuted the offender; and one-half to the Department of Revenue to be used for enforcing the Act and the Prevention of Tobacco Use by Persons under 21 Years of Age and Sale and Distribution of Tobacco Products Act. Provides that the Act does not preempt or otherwise prohibit the adoption of a local standard that imposes greater restrictions on the access to specified products, solutions, or substances than the restrictions imposed by the Act. Amends the Tobacco Products Tax Act of 1995. Permits the Department of Revenue to suspend the license of any distributor that violates the Flavored Tobacco Ban Act.

Last Action 

Date

Chamber

 Action

  2/10/2022

Senate

Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

SB 3728

Short Description:  TOBACCO PRODUCTS-RATE

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Jil Tracy and Adriane Johnson

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance

 

35 ILCS 143/10-10

 
 

35 ILCS 143/10-30

 


Synopsis As Introduced
     Amends the Tobacco Products Tax Act of 1995. Provides that, beginning on January 1, 2023, the tax per cigar or other rolled tobacco product shall not exceed $0.50 per cigar or roll. Provides that distributors are allowed a discount in the amount of 2% of the distributor's tax liability, but not to exceed $2,000 per return.

Last Action 

Date

Chamber

 Action

  2/10/2022

Senate

Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

HB 5209

Short Description:  CIGARETTE TAX-ENFORCEMENT

House Sponsors
Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance

 

35 ILCS 130/18d

 


Synopsis As Introduced
      Amends the Cigarette Tax Act. In provisions concerning the sale of individual or loose cigarettes, provides that penalties are imposed on the owner of a business that employs a person who, in the course of his or her employment with that business, violates those provisions (currently, the penalties are imposed on the person who violates the provisions).

Last Action 

Date

Chamber

 Action

  2/18/2022

House

Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

SB 3619

Short Description:  TOBACCO PRODUCTS-COMPLIANCE

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Donald P. DeWitte

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance

 

35 ILCS 143/10-5

 
 

35 ILCS 143/10-20

 


Synopsis As Introduced
     Amends the Tobacco Products Tax Act of 1995. Provides that the Department of Revenue shall discharge any surety and shall release and return any bond provided to it by a taxpayer in connection with a distributor's license 90 days after: (1) that taxpayer becomes a prior continuous compliance taxpayer; or (2) that taxpayer has ceased to collect receipts on which he is required to remit tax to the Department, has filed a final tax return, and has paid to the Department an amount sufficient to discharge his remaining tax liability as determined by the Department. Defines "prior continuous compliance taxpayer". Effective January 1, 2023.

Last Action 

Date

Chamber

 Action

  2/10/2022

Senate

Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

HB 4371

Short Description:  ELECTRONIC SMOKING DEVICE

House Sponsors
Rep. Camille Y. Lilly

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance

 

410 ILCS 82/10

 

Synopsis As Introduced
      Amends the Smoke Free Illinois Act. Defines "electronic smoking device". Changes the definition of "retail tobacco store" to include references to "electronic smoking devices". Provides that "smoke" or "smoking" includes the use of an electronic smoking device.

Last Action 

Date

Chamber

 Action

  1/21/2022

House

Referred to Rules Committee

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