Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

HB2149 - (restaurants and bars) - An Act regulating smoking in this Commonwealth - Session Adjourned

This bill amends the weak state law to prohibit smoking in "drinking establishments," which are restaurants and bars. The law would retain all other exemptions, including ones that allow smoking in cigar bars, tobacco shops, casinos, tobacco-related charitable events.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause