Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

HB2035 - (removed casino exemption) - An act concerning gaming - Exemption Removed

Amendment #2 was introduced to this casino gaming bill to amend the Smokefree Illinois Act to exempt riverboat casinos located within 5 miles of the Illinois border from the smokefree provisions the newly enacted smokefree law (SB500) for five years or until the bordering state goes smokefree, whichever comes first. The bill was amended by SAM009 to remove this amendment to exempt casinos in SAM008 before passing the Senate.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause