Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

SB5592 / HB1714-(restaurants and bars)-An Act relating to prohibiting smoking in public places-Died

This bill amends the state law to include all bars, taverns, bowling allies, and skating rinks in the definition of “public places,” where smoking is prohibited, and removes the exemption for smoking areas in restaurants. All restaurants and bars would be 100% smokefree.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause