Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances
 

Legislative Summary

Amendment 479 - (exempt and preempt cigar bars) - Amendment adopted in Senate budget bill - Governor vetoed preemptive amendment

This amendment to the Senate, and previously the House, budget bill preempts communities with a population over 150,000 (three cities) from prohibiting smoking bars licensed to operate as of January 1, 2011.

  • Preemptive Action

    YES

  • Anti-Preemptive Clause

    No