Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

SB80—(preemption; boards of health)—A bill relating to powers and duties of local boards of health—Session Adjourned

This bill about the powers of Boards of Health limits the Boards of Health ability to adopt smokefree and any other public health polices by requiring that all health policies enacted by local boards of health obtain approval by the county commission.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause