Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

A00516—(e-cigarette use)—An Act to amend the public health law—Passed Assembly, returned to Senate

This bill amends the state smokefree air law by defining smoking to include the use of electronic cigarette, and prohibiting their use in all places that are required to be smokefree, except their use is allowed in retail electronic cigarette stores.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause