Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

HB4978 - (reasonable distance, partial preemption repeal) - A bill to amend public health code - Session Adjourned

This bill requires smokefree workplaces and food service establishments to also be smokefree within 15 feet of entrances, exits, open windows, and ventilation systems, and allows local units of government to establish a greater distance if desired.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause