Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

HB1499 - (exemption to preemption) - An Act relative to prohibiting smoking on the grounds of certain local government buildings - Failed in Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee - Session Adjourned

This bill permits municipalities to prohibit smoking on hospital grounds, on county building grounds, and within 50 feet of these buildings’ entrances.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause