Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

HB720 - (preemptive) - An Act Establishing the Clean Indoor Air Act - Session Adjourned

This bill would make all workplaces, including restaurants & bars, smokefree, but would also preempt local communities from enacting strong smokefree laws.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause


EXEMPTIONS: Smoking is allowed in private residences except when used as a child care/adult care/health care facility; enclosed smoking rooms in residential care facilities; private clubs when not open to the public; 25% of hotel/motel rooms; specialty tobacco establishments (tobacco bars); tobacco product distribution businesses.