Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

S04496—(adult care facilities)—An Act to amend the public housing law—Advanced to Third Reading

This bill prohibits smoking in adult care facilities, community mental health residences, and day treatment facilities. It expands upon the current provision in state law that prohibits smoking in state-licensed residential health care facilities and removes the exemption that allows designated smoking rooms.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause