Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances
 

Legislative Summary

HB770 - (workplaces, restaurants, bars and gaming) - An Act to Create the Mississippi Smokefree Air Act of 2015 - Died in Committee - Session Adjourned

This bill prohibits smoking and the use of e-cigarettes in enclosed public places and workplaces, including restaurants, bars, gaming facilities, private clubs, hotel/motels, as well as within 20 feet of building entrances, on restaurant and bar patios, and in outdoor places of employment.

  • Preemptive Action

    No

  • Anti-Preemptive Clause

    YES

EXEMPTIONS: Smoking is allowed in private residences unless used as a childcare, adult day care, or health care facility.