Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances
 

Legislative Summary

HB5284 - (workplace liability) - A bill to amend the Worker's Disability Compensation Act of 1969 - Session Adjourned

This bill amends the Worker's Disability Compensation Act of 1969 to state that a lung disease or other condition linked to secondhand smoke shall be presumed to have been contributed to, aggravated, or accelerated by employment and is compensable if a nonsmoker worked in a smoking-permitted workplace.

  • Preemptive Action

    No

  • Anti-Preemptive Clause

    No