Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

AB574 - (health care facilities) - An Act relating to health facilities - Vetoed by the Governor

This bill would prohibit smoking in all areas of a general acute care hospital and throughout the entire hospital campus. An exemption would allow a patient to smoking on campus if a doctor provides written permission stating that the patient would be substantially impaired by not smoking.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause