Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

A05161—(reasonable distance; housing disclosure)—An Act to amend the public health law

This bill prohibits smoking within fifteen feet of entrances of public or private buildings that contain state or municipal offices or educational facilities for elementary or secondary school students. The bill also includes a requirement that every rental agreement for multi-unit residential buildings with four or more units include a disclosure of whether smoking is permitted in or on the property, and if so, where.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause