Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

HB2541—(prison exemption)—An Act relating to tobacco in prisons—Passed Public Health Committee

This bill creates an exemption in the law that currently prohibits tobacco use inside and on the grounds of Department of Corrections facilities, which would allow smoking in designated outdoor smoking areas.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause