Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

HB5020 (smoking bars)-An Act relating to health and safety

This bill amends the “Public Health and Workplace Safety Act” that is scheduled for implementation in March 2005 to allow smoking in bars that do not serve food.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause


EXEMPTIONS: Bars that do not serve food are permanently exempted from the smokefree law.