Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

HB1541 - (workplaces, restaurants, bars) - An Act Establishing the Smoke Free Pennsylvania Act - Session Adjourned

This bill prohibits smoking in public places and workplaces, including restaurants and bars.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause


EXEMPTIONS: Smoking is allowed in private residences except when used as a child care facility; retail tobacco stores; cigar bars; 25% of hotel/motel rooms; and tobacco product manufacturers, distributors or wholesalers.