Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

HB1965 - (gaming exemption) - An Act concerning public health - Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 31 - Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments - Session Adjourned

This bill creates an exemption in the Smoke Free Illinois Act to allow smoking in gaming facilities if smoking is not prohibited in gaming facilities located in the nearest neighboring state.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause