Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

SB1685 - (religious exemption) - An Act concerning public health - Amendatory Veto Overridden Both Houses; Enacted

This bill amends the current Smoke Free Illinois Act to change the definitions of "smoke" and "smoking" to state that they do not include smoking that is associated with a recognized religious ceremony, ritual, or activity.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause