Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

HB1245 - (bars; preemption repeal) - An Act further prohibiting smoking in public places and providing for local ordinances - Session Adjourned

This bill amends the current smokefree air law to repeal the provision that preempts local governments from enacting smoking restrictions, and also expands the law to require that bars, truck stops, private clubs, gaming floors, and outdoor patios be smokefree.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause