Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

SB1253 - (partially restore local control for outdoor areas) - A bill relating to public parks - Session Adjourned

This bill creates an exemption to the state’s preemptive law to allow municipalities to adopt smokefree laws for public parks, public beaches, and in similar outdoor public recreational areas.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause