Oropeza measures would protect non-smokers
Publication Date: 4/19/2006
- Author:California Political Desk
- Publication:California Chronicle
Bills seek to close smoking loophole passes key policy committee
A measures by Asm. Jenny Oropeza, D-Carson, to help protect non-smokers from cancer-causing cigarette smoke, passed a key policy committee late today.
The Assembly Governmental Organization bill approved AB 2555, The California Paycheck Fairness Act of 2006.
As proposed, AB 2067 Smoking in Common-Use Areas, would add common areas to existing regulations prohibiting smoking in the workplace and covered parking lots.
These common areas include lobbies, lounges, waiting areas, elevators, stairwells and restrooms.