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Smoking Ban Bill Endorsed

Publication Date: 3/24/2005
  • Author:Rob Moritz
  • Publication:Fort Smith, AR Times Record
LITTLE ROCK ­ A measure that would prohibit state employees from taking their smoking breaks outside state office buildings was endorsed by a House panel Wednesday.

House Bill 2684 by Rep. Sam Ledbetter, D-Little Rock, would prohibit smoking in or near all state buildings, including the state Capitol. The measure, recommended on a voice vote by the House Rules Committee, now goes to the full House.