Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances
 

Legislative Summary

HB2932 - (preemptive) - A bill relating to tobacco use in public or private places - Session Adjourned

This bill restricts the rule-making authority of local Boards of Health by requiring that any rules relating to tobacco use in public or private places promulgated by a local board of health first must be approved by "the appointing authority or authorities," which are not further specified. The authorities must hold a public hearing and vote within 90 days on the rules. If they choose not to vote within 90 days, the rules are rejected.

  • Preemptive Action

    YES

  • Anti-Preemptive Clause

    No