Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

SB368 - (workplaces, restaurants & bars) - A Bill relating to the elimination of smoking in all workplaces and public places - Died

This bill makes all enclosed public places and places of employment smokefree, including and within 15 feet of entrances/windows of places required to be smokefree.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause


EXEMPTIONS: Smoking is allowed in private residences except when used as child/adult/health care facilities; 20% of contiguous hotel/motel rooms; private and semiprivate rooms in nursing homes and long-term care facilities; private clubs that do not have employees except when open to the public; and outdoor areas of places of employment.