Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances
 

Legislative Summary

S446 - (housing) - An Act regulating smoking in multiple dwellings - Carried over from 2010 - Session Adjourned

This bill regulates smoking in multi-unit housing. It permits building owners to adopt no smoking policies, and requires that building owners must maintain a floor plan of the smoking and nonsmoking units in their buildings as well as disclosure to potential tenants. The bill also requires the Commissioner of Community Affairs to determine construction standards for separate smoking rooms in new multiple dwellings that permit smoking, and to limit the size of all separate smoking rooms and require that the rooms have self-closing doors.

  • Preemptive Action

    No

  • Anti-Preemptive Clause

    No