Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances
 

Legislative Summary

H3795-(restaurants and bars)-An Act to prohibit smoking in a restaurant-Defeated in House

This bill amends the current law to prohibit smoking in restaurants. The bill was amended to also prohibit smoking in bars and indoor recreational facilities, such as bowling alleys, gaming facilities and pool halls.

  • Preemptive Action

    No (SC already preempted)

  • Anti-Preemptive Clause

    No

Smoking is allowed in private homes/cars unless used as child/adult/health care facility, private functions, 25% of hotel/motel rooms, specialty tobacco stores; tobacco manufacturers; cigar bars; and private clubs.