Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

State Status

No Preemption

Legislative Summary

HB81-(preemptive)-An act to promote the uniform application of civil rights law-Died

This bill calls for uniform statewide application of civil rights laws, and preempts local laws that discriminate based upon a common trait, characteristic, belief, or practice.  This bill removes local control and could preempt smokefree air laws on the basis that these laws discriminate against smokers.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause


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