Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

State Status

No Preemption

Legislative Summary

LD 1346 Enacted 6/24/03

This bill would strengthen Maine's Clean Indoor Air act by repealing the provision that permits public places to have a designated smoking area as long as no sales, services or other commercial or public activities are conducted in that area. This bill would also strengthen the state law to include bars, pool halls, and off-track betting.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause


EXEMPTIONS: Bingo halls.

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