Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

SB2783—(public housing)—An Act relating to the Hawaii Public Housing Authority—Passed House, returned to Senate, Senate disagrees with amendments

This bill amends the current law prohibiting smoking at public housing projects and state low-income housing projects to state that smoking is not permitted with 25 feet of residential and administrative buildings. The bill was amended to make give it the impractical effective date of 7/1/2050.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause