Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

State Status

No Preemption

Legislative Summary


Prohibits city, county, urban-county, charter county, or consolidated local governments from issuing any law in the field of the regulation of civil rights. Any local law encroaching upon the field of civil rights law, either by application to the public generally or through regulation of the governmental unit itself, shall be void and unenforceable. Preempts not only the subjects specifically set out in the bill, but all local laws aimed at an alleged discriminatory practice against a group or class of persons or the individual members thereof based upon a common trait, characteristic, belief, or practice.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause


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