Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

A06451 - (playgrounds) - An Act in relation to prohibiting smoking at playgrounds - Passed Assembly, sent to Senate - 2012 Session Adjourned

This bill restricts smoking at playgrounds. The bill was amended to provide a specific definition of what constitutes a playground, and to state that the bill will not apply to New York City. The bill was also amended to prohibit smoking at playgrounds during the hours between sunrise and sunset, when one or more persons under the age of twelve are present at any playground.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause