Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

SB889 - (casino exemption) - An Act concerning gaming - Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As January 13, 2009; Session Adjourned

Amendment No. 1 was introduced, which if adopted, would amend the Smoke Free Illinois Act to create an exemption to allow smoking in riverboat casinos located within 5 miles of the Illinois border for five years or until the bordering state goes smokefree in casinos, whichever comes first.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause