Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

SB501 - (restaurants and bars) - A bill relating to the Virginia Smoke Free Air Act - Defeated in Senate ABC/Gaming Subcommittee

A substitute bill was adopted, which prohibits smoking in restaurants, bars, and lounge areas.

  • Preemptive Action

    No (already preempted)

  • Anti-Preemptive Clause