Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

S05863 - (reasonable distance; housing disclosure) - An Act in relation to smoking restrictions in certain outdoor areas and in relation to residential rental property smoking policies - Carry over to 2012 - 2012 Session Adjourned

This bill prohibits smoking within fifteen feet of entrances/exits of public or private buildings that contain state or municipal offices or educational facilities for elementary or secondary school students. The bill also includes a requirement that every rental agreement for multi-unit residential buildings with four or more units include a disclosure of whether smoking is permitted in or on the property, and if so, where.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause