Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances
 

Legislative Summary

AB253 - (workplaces, restaurants, and bars) - An Act relating to prohibiting smoking in indoor areas - Failed to pass pursuant to Senate Joint Resolution 1 - Session Adjourned

This bill amends the current state smokefree law to prohibit smoking in all enclosed workplaces, including restaurants, bars, and private clubs.

  • Preemptive Action

    No

  • Anti-Preemptive Clause

    No

EXEMPTIONS: Smoking is allowed in private residences; rooms occupied by one person or by more than two smokers in assisted living facilities; and 25% of hotel/motel rooms.