Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances
 

Legislative Summary

SB2728-(workplaces, restaurants & bars)-An Act Relating to Smoking-Died

This bill prohibits smoking in all enclosed or partially enclosed public places and places of employment, including restaurants, bars, bowling alleys, nightclubs; and including twenty feet from entrances, exits, windows that open, and ventilation intakes. The bill also prohibits the sale of cigarettes from vending machines and lunch wagons near schools, as well as the sale of sample cigarettes, promotional materials, and coupons to those under 18.

  • Preemptive Action

    No

  • Anti-Preemptive Clause

    Yes-for Counties

Smoking is allowed in private residences, except when used as a child care/adult day care facility; 20% hotel/motel rooms; retail tobacco stores; private/semi-private rooms in long term care facilities; outdoor areas of places of employment; and all areas covered under this bill when smoking is part of a production being filmed.