Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

State Status

No Preemption

Pending Legislation

Legislative Summary

HB2612 (bars)-An Act to permit smoking by patrons in certain bars and cocktail lounge-Died

This bill weakens the current Smokefree Workplace Law to allow local Boards of Health to grant exemptions from the law to bars that demonstrate a 15 percent loss of business since the implementation of the law.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause


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