Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances
 

Legislative Summary

HB5821—(e-cigarette use and e-cigarette bar exemption)—An Act Relating to Public Health and Workplace Safety—Amended, passed House, and recommended for passage by Senate Health and Human Services Committee

This bill amends the state smokefree air law by amending the definition of smoking to include the use of electronic cigarettes and prohibit their use in smokefree places. The bill was amended to create an exemption to allow e-cigarette use in "electronic smoking device establishments" that serve food or alcohol and generate at least 33% of sales receipts from serving electronic smoking devices.

  • Preemptive Action

    No

  • Anti-Preemptive Clause

    No