Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances
 

Legislative Summary

H3113 - (restaurants and bars) - A bill relating to the Clean Indoor Air Act of 1990 - Session Adjourned

This bill amends the current state law to make restaurants and bars smokefree, but it provides for many exemptions that weaken the law, including smoking during private functions in hospitality venues, smoking areas in public workplaces including hospitals and schools, and allowing smoking in any indoor public place where it is not specifically prohibited in this bill. The bill does not include an anti-preemption clause, but refers to local law making ability.

  • Preemptive Action

    No

  • Anti-Preemptive Clause

    Yes

EXEMPTIONS: Smoking is allowed in smoking areas; private homes; private functions; 25% hotel/motel rooms; specialty tobacco shops; tobacco manufacturers; cigar bars; private clubs; and in any indoor public place where it is not specifically prohibited in this bill.