Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

SB1518 - (exemption from preemption) - An Act providing for the compiling, codifying, recodifying and reenacting of ordinances in cities of the second class A - Session Adjourned

This bill amends the new Pennsylvania Clean Indoor Air Act, which preempts all cities except for Philadelphia, to allow cities of the "Second Class A" (Scranton) to enforce local smokefree laws in existence before June 1, 2008.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause