Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

SB2688 - (smoking areas) - Died

This bill restricts smoking in some public places.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause


Smoking is allowed in smoking areas of restaurants/bars/taverns for two years after the law goes into effect, factories/warehouses/other non-public workplaces, facilities licensed by the Riverboat Gambling Act, private clubs, retail tobacco stores, and rooms/halls used for private functions. Smoking is allowed in any public place that is able to demonstrate that their ventilation system renders the indoor air the same as the outdoor air, which is currently not possible.