Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

SB351-(restaurants & bars)-An Act to propose an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama to prohibit smoking - Died

This proposed constitutional amendment would prohibits smoking in all food service establishments, bars, and some membership associations, and would be put to a vote at the next general election. Amended to include an anti-preemption clause.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause


Smoking is allowed in membership associations where all duties are performed by members who are not compensated for their services; and in private paid membership establishments to which the general public does not have access.