Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

HB304 - (workplaces, restaurants, bars and gaming) - An Act relating to smoking - Session Adjourned

This bill amends the state law to prohibit smoking in enclosed public places and places of employment, including restaurants, bars, arcades, bingo halls, pull-tab parlors, and other places of entertainment.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause


EXCEPTIONS: Smoking is allowed in private residences except if used as a place of employment or adult day care/health care facility; private clubs not open to the public; and designated guest rooms of hotels/motels.