Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

SF263 - (bar and patio repeal) - An Act relating to exemptions from the prohibitions of the smokefree air Act for some bars - Session Adjourned

This bill significantly weakens the Iowa Smokefree Air Act by allowing smoking in bars that “only” permit people over age 21, and the bill also eliminates the smokefree provision for outdoor seating and serving areas of restaurants.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause