Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

HB3996 AN ACT to amend the Illinois Clean Indoor Air Act.-Died in Committee

The initial bill repeals the section of the Illinois Clean Indoor Air Act that preempts local governments from regulating smoking in public places; the amendments retain that section and allow units of local government or any municipality to regulate smoking in public places as long as the regulations are no less restrictive than the state law.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause