Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

HB4163 - (workplaces, restaurants & bars; preemption repeal) - A Bill entitled public health code - Sent to Conference Committee; House Conferees Named - Session Adjourned

This bill prohibits smoking in enclosed workplaces and public places, including restaurants and bars, and would repeal preemption.The bill was amended by the House to exempt cigar bars, casinos, and has provisions for collective bargaining agreements. The bill was later amended by the Senate, which removed the previous exemptions for cigar bars, casinos and collective bargaining agreements. HB6451 was introduced, which would create a number of exemptions to this bill, HB4163.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause