Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

SB651 - (public housing) - An Act relating to health - Signed by Governor

This bill prohibits smoking in and around public housing projects and state low-income housing projects under the jurisdiction of the Hawaii public housing authority and in and around elder or elderly households. The effective date was changed from July 1, 2050 to instead be effective upon its approval..

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause