Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

SB00415 - (hookah lounges) - An Act Concerning State Oversight Over Hookah Lounges - Passed Senate, favorable report in House, tabled for calendar - Session Adjourned

This bill would prohibit smoking in hookah lounges established after July 1, 2011, and to require the Department of Public Health to establish health regulations by 2013 for those lounges operating prior to July 1, 2011.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause