Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

SB1490-(exemption from preemption)-An Act prohibiting preemption of ordinances - Session Adjourned

This bill gives a "county of the second class" (Allegheny County) the authority to enact ordinances restricting smoking, and deems valid any smoking-related ordinances already enacted by a "county of the second class."

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause