Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances
 

Legislative Summary

S6372-An Act to amend the public health law, in relation to permitting smoking in certain areas.-Amended to also exempt bowling allies and pool halls with air filtration devices.-Amended to also exempt bowling allies and pool halls with air filtration dev

This bill amends the state Clean Indoor Air Act by 
(1) changing the “bar” definition to mean establishments
that generate less than 40% of sales from food service,
(2) allowing smoking in designated bar areas of restaurants,
and (3) allowing smoking in bars that have approved
air filtration and purification devices. The amendment
 exempts bowling allies and pool halls with air filtration
devices from the law.
        

  • Preemptive Action

    No

  • Anti-Preemptive Clause

    No

EXEMPTIONS: Bars, bowling allies, and pool halls with air filtration devices become exemptions to the state Clean Indoor Air Act.