Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

HB1229 - (restaurants and bars) - A bill to revise certain provisions relating to the "Georgia Smokefree Air Act of 2005" - Session Adjourned

This bill amends the Georgia Smokefree Air Act of 2005 to remove the exemption for age-restricted restaurants and bars. The bill also prohibits smoking in state vehicles. The bill would permit smoking in cigar bars. The bill does not remove the exemption for employee-only smoking areas in non-hospitality workplaces.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause