Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

SB5909 / HB1670-(Preemptive)-A Act relating to regulation of indoor smoking-Died

This bill explicitly preempts local control in Washington and permits smoking in bingo facilities, private facilities, taverns, bars, bowling allies, tobacco shop, lounge, restaurants, and card rooms in their entirety or in separate enclosed ventilated areas.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause