Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

HB0163/SB0863 - (age restriction) - An Act to amend Tennessee code - HB0163 Failed for Lack of Motion - Session Adjourned

This bill amends the current state smokefree law by changing the definition of "age-restricted venue." The law currently states that only people over age 21 can enter "age-restricted venues" and this bill clarifies that the definition and provision does not apply to employees or performers in these venues.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause