Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

A9593 -- AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to exempting certain war veterans' organizations from smoking regulations.-Amended

This bill amends the state Clean Indoor Air Act to exempt private, 
war veterans’ associations from the law and outdoor
areas of bars.


  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause


EXEMPTIONS: War veterans’ associations meeting the listed criteria and outdoor areas of bars become exemptions to the state Clean Indoor Air Act.