Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

State Status

No Preemption

Legislative Summary

SB88-(preemptive)-An Act relating to local government referendums-Died

This bill effectively preempts local control by prohibiting local governments from enacting ordinances that expand civil rights protections to individuals (including non-smokers) unless voters at a general election first approve the issue, and the local government cannot then address the issue if the voters did not approve it.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause


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