Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

SB1673 - (broad preemption) - An Act relating to the preemption of a local law by state law - Session Adjourned

This bill is broadly preemptive of local control across all issues. It states that that no local government shall contradict or undermine a state law, rule, regulation, permit, or license, and a local government shall not adopt or enforce a local ordinance, rule, or regulation that contradicts or undermines state law. The bill also addresses governmental immunity and waiving liability.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause