Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances
 

Legislative Summary

HB6449 - (workplaces, restaurants & bars; preemption repeal) - A bill amending the public health code - Session Adjourned

This bill prohibits smoking in all enclosed workplaces and public places, including restaurants and bars. In addition, this bill contains an explicit anti-preemption clause to allow local governments the right to adopt smokefree laws at least as strong as this state bill. HOWEVER, this bill is dependent on the passage of HB6450, which provides for numerous exemptions from this bill.

  • Preemptive Action

    No

  • Anti-Preemptive Clause

    YES