Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

HB2741 - (exemptions) - An Act relating to smoking and cigarette sales - Session Adjourned

This bill amends the newly enacted smokefree workplace, restaurant, and bar law to create a number of changes to weaken the law. The bill changes the effective date from July 2010 to January 2011, would reduce distance to doorways provision at bars to 3 feet instead of 10 feet, allow smoking at charitable smoking events, allow smoking at any private club not just those in operation as of 1/1/2009, and allow smoking in bars with lottery sales.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause