Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances
 

Legislative Summary

HB4377 - (workplaces, restaurants, and bars) - A bill to amend public health code - Signed by Governor

This bill prohibits smoking in enclosed workplaces and public places, including restaurants and bars. The bill allows smoking in separately enclosed cigar bars and gaming floors of casinos. A substitute bill was adopted by the Senate. The provision to allow smoking to remain in businesses that have existing collective bargaining agreements until such agreements expire was removed. The amended bill will not repeal preemption.

  • Preemptive Action

    No

  • Anti-Preemptive Clause

    No

EXEMPTIONS: Smoking is allowed in cigar bars, tobacco specialty retail stores, and gaming floors of casinos.