Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

A05037—(housing disclosure)—An Act to amend the public health law—Amended and recommitted to Agriculture Committee

This bill, the broad Omnibus Obesity and Respiratory Illness Reduction Act, requires that every rental agreement in a multiple dwelling building with twenty or more units include a disclosure of the smoking policy for the premises, stating whether smoking is prohibited, allowed anywhere, or allowed in limited, and where any of those smoking areas are located. The bill was amended to remove the language about smoking policy disclosure.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause