Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances
 

Legislative Summary

HB90 - (workplaces, restaurants, bars, gaming facilities) - An Act prohibiting smoking in public places and places of employment - Taken from the Regular Orders of the Day and recommitted to Judiciary - Session Adjourned

This bill prohibits smoking and the use of e-cigarettes in enclosed workplaces and public places, including restaurants, bars, gaming facilities, private clubs, and hotels/motels, and within 15’ of entrances/windows of smokefree buildings. A floor amendment was introduced on 2/8 to eliminate the inclusion of e-cigarettes. An amendment was introduced to include an exemption for certain types of laboratories.

  • Preemptive Action

    No

  • Anti-Preemptive Clause

    Yes

EXEMPTIONS: Smoking is allowed in private residences, unless used as for-hire child care facility, adult day care facility, or health care facility.