Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

SB491 - (workplaces, restaurants, and bars) - An Act relating to smoking public places - Session Adjourned

This bill broadly amends the smokefree law to eliminate the exemptions for restaurants, bars, and smoking rooms. The law would require all public places and workplaces to be smokefree,including restaurants, bars, cigar bars, charitable bingo, government workplaces, and within 15’ of restaurant entrances.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause