Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

HB241-(restaurants and bars)-An Act relating to prohibition of smoking in all public places-Signed by Governor

This bill amends the current state law to remove some exemptions and create 100% smokefree restaurants, bars, and private clubs.  

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause


EXEMPTIONS: Workplace smoking areas and non-public areas of owner-operated businesses with no employees remain as exemptions.