Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

H3918 - (preemption) - An Act to Provide That A Local Government May Not Enact An Ordinance That Prohibits Smoking In A Restaurant - Died

This bill adds a specific preemption clause stating that a local government may not enact an ordinance that prohibits smoking in a restaurant. Currently, there is a ruling of implied preemption from the Attorney General in 1990.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause