Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

HB615 - (workplaces, restaurants, bars and gaming) - An Act to establish the Alabama Smokefree Air Act of 2010 - Session Adjourned

This bill would prohibit smoking in enclosed public places and places of employment, including restaurants, bars, gaming facilities, some outdoor areas, and within 15 to 20 feet of doorways.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause


EXCEPTIONS: Smoking is allowed in private residences except if used as a child/adult/health care facility; 20% of hotels/motel rooms; and outdoor places of employment not covered by the bill.