Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

HB5451--An Act Concerning Smoking In Restaurants (DIED)

This bill amends the state Clean Indoor Air Act by changing the definition of a restaurant to allow establishments with alcohol permits, or café licenses that have more than five employees, to have separately ventilated smoking areas.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause


EXEMPTIONS: The bill creates an exemption to the state Clean Indoor Air Act.