Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

HB246 - (workplaces, restaurants, and bars) - Session Adjourned

This bill will make all indoor workplaces smokefree, including restaurants and bars. Smoking is also prohibited at all public and private university dormitories and within 15 feet of doorways and windows of buildings required to be smokefree.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause


EXEMPTIONS: Private residences except when used as a child care, adult day care, healthcare facility or any other home-based business open to the public; retail tobacco stores, private and semi-private rooms in nursing homes and long-term care facilities; and 25% of hotel/motel rooms.