Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances
 

Legislative Summary

H3015 - (restaurants and bars) - A bill relating to the "Clean Indoor Air Act Of 1990" - Prefiled and Referred to Committee on Judiciary - Session Adjourned

This bill requires restaurants and bars to be smokefree, but still permits smoking during private functions; in cigar bars, tobacco shops, private offices and teacher lounges of schools, private offices and designated smoking areas of government buildings, smoking areas of theaters and recreational facilities, home-based businesses, and other public places and workplaces not specifically covered by the law.

  • Preemptive Action

    No

  • Anti-Preemptive Clause

    Yes

EXEMPTIONS: Private homes, vehicles & home-based businesses unless used as a child care or health care facility; private functions in public venues; hotel/motel rooms; specialty tobacco stores, tobacco manufacturers; cigar bars; tobacco shops; private offices and teacher lounges of schools; private offices and designated smoking areas of government buildings, smoking areas of theaters and recreational facilities; home-based businesses; and other public places and workplaces not specifically covered by the law.