Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

HB258 - (workplaces, restaurants, bars, gaming facilities) - An Act to prohibit smoking in places of employment - 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 windows/entrances of places required to be smokefree, restaurant and bar patios, and other specified venues.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause


EXEMPTIONS: Smoking is allowed in private residences unless used as for child/adult/health care facility, and outdoor places of employment.