Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

A00553 - (parks and beaches) - An Act in relation to prohibiting smoking on public beaches and in public parks - Amended and Re-Referred to Health - Session Adjourned

This bill prohibits smoking on all public beaches and golf courses and in all public parks, except that smoking areas may be designated by municipalities. The bill would not cover the Adirondack Park or Catskills Park.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause