Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

HB54 - (workplaces, restaurants, bars and gaming) - An Act to Create the Mississippi Smoke-Free Air Act of 2010 - Died

This bill prohibits smoking in enclosed workplaces and public places, including restaurants, bars, and gaming facilities. Smoking is also prohibited within 20 feet of building entrances and windows; and on and within 20 feet of restaurant patio dining areas. The bill also includes an anti-preemption clause.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause


EXEMPTIONS: Private residences except when used as a child care/adult day care/r health care facility; 20% of hotel/motel rooms; private clubs when not open to the public; certain outdoor areas of places of employment.