Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

S2970-(smoking rooms)-An Act in relation to smoking in certain rooms-Amended and Re-committed to Health Committee-Died

This bill weakens the state law to permit smoking rooms in restaurants and other businesses, provides tax deductions and tax credits for construction of such rooms, and allows smoking in owner-operated bars or food service establishments.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause


Exemptions: Smoking rooms become an exemption to the state Clean Indoor Air Act.