Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

HB4127 - (broad exemptions) - A bill to amend the public health code - Carry over to 2012 - 2012 Session Adjourned

This bill weakens the new smokefree air law by creating exemptions to permit enclosed smoking rooms in places of employment and food service establishments, which includes restaurants, coffee shops, taverns, bars, nightclubs, etc. Additionally, smoking would be permitted in licensed membership clubs and on outdoor patios of food service establishments.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause