Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

SB209 - (vehicles with minors) - The Rhode Island Protection from Secondhand Smoke for Children Act of 2009 - Session Adjourned

This bill prohibits a driver or occupant of a private or public passenger motor vehicle from smoking a tobacco product when a minor under age 18 is present.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause