Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances
 

Legislative Summary

SB46 / HB1692-(preemptive)-Prohibiting local boards of health from requiring smoke-free areas in certain cases-Died

This bill preempts local control by prohibiting local boards of health from mandating that local/county government or business owners maintain a certain portion of their offices, stores or businesses as smokefree. The bill also gives the Governor the authority to designate smoking and nonsmoking areas in state governmental buildings and offices.

  • Preemptive Action

    Yes

  • Anti-Preemptive Clause

    No