Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

SB851 - (removes nursing home exemption) - AN ACT concerning health - Signed by Governor

This bill amends the Illinois Clean Indoor Air Act and makes a technical change regarding exemptions, and is likely a placeholder for amending the exemption section. Senate Amendment 2 removes the current exemption allowing smoking in private and semi-private rooms in nursing homes and long-term care facilities that are occupied only by smokers who have requested to be in a smoking room.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause