Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

HB2623 (bars)-An Act to authorize municipal boards of health to exempt certain bars from the smoking ban-Died

This bill weakens the current Smokefree Workplace Law to allow local Boards of Health to grant exemptions from the law to bars that demonstrate a 15 percent loss of business since the implementation of the law.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause