Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

SB 126 Alabama Clean Indoor Air Act (ENACTED, 6/16/03)

Weak clean indoor air bill that would make restrooms, day care centers, and public transportation smokefree. Does not provide for smokefree air in workplaces. Contains "Red-Light, Green-Light" provision allowing restaurants to be designated as smoking in their entirety.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause


EXEMPTIONS: Bars and lounges, attached bars, tobacco stores and tobacco businesses, limousines under private hire, hotel and motel rooms, smoking by patients in a chemical dependency treatment program.