Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

HB66 AN ACT relating to the regulation of the use or consumption of tobacco and tobacco products (DIED)

This bill preempts local governments from passing laws that regulate the use or consumption of tobacco products.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause


EXEMPTIONS: Laws can be passed regarding property owned or controlled by a local government and in circumstances where tobacco use is already illegal or involves the state fire marshal.