Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

HB1370 - (exempt and preempt smoking areas) - A bill relating to smoking - Session Adjourned

This bill amends the smokefree law by establishing a smoking permit program to allow smoking in separately enclosed and ventilated areas of bars or throughout bars, in bowling allies, and airports. This bill is preemptive and would not permit county smokefree ordinances from applying to places that get smoking permits.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause