Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

SB742-(workplaces & restaurants)-Louisiana Clean Indoor Air Act - Signed by Governor

This bill prohibits smoking in all enclosed public places and places of employment, including restaurants and schools, but exempting bars. The bill was amended to remove preemption, and SB105 was replaced with SB742.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause


Smoking is allowed in private homes/vehicles except when used for childcare; private limousines; 20% hotel/motel rooms; retail tobacco businesses; bars; outdoor areas of businesses; private & semiprivate rooms in nursing homes/long-term care facilities if segregated from other areas; and designated areas of licensed gaming premises.