Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

S625 - (residential facilities) - An Act concerning smoking on grounds of certain State-owned facilities - Signed by Governor

This bill amends the NJ Smokefree Air Act to permit publicly-operated residential facilities to prohibit smoking on their grounds if smoking cessation program offered. Publicly-operated residential facilities include county operated nursing homes, State veterans’ homes, State-operated developmental centers, and State or county operated psychiatric hospitals.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause