Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

HB568 - (parks) - A bill relative to smoking within certain areas of New Hampshire state parks and historic sites - House Committee voted inexpedient to legislate - Session Adjourned

This bill discourages smoking in congregate areas of state parks and historic sites, which are defined as restrooms, places where people gather for events inside or outside, including tours, eating, recreation, information or learning, as well as playgrounds, picnic areas, gazebos, pavilions, portions of beaches in state parks, and outside stage areas. This does not apply to open air venues rented for private use including, but not limited to campsites and picnic pavilions.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause