Section Newsletter Articles on Smoking Ban
Will the courts snuff out the Smoke Free Illinois Act?
, December 2008
A vast majority of new laws quietly take effect without much fanfare or notice from the general public. One notable exception was the new Smoke Free Illinois Act (the Act)1 that took effect on January 1, 2008.
Clearing the air on the State’s new smoking ban
, March 2008
In the legislative drafting process, it is common to include in a piece of legislation a provision setting forth the purpose of the bill in order to establish the general tone and intention of the legislative body.