Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

State Status

No Preemption

Pending Legislation

Legislative Summary

HB1285 - (housing) - An Act Creating Smoke Free Elderly Housing Units in the Commonwealth - Session Adjourned

This bill requires that the Department of Housing and Community Development adopt a policy designating at least one building or 10% of elderly housing in its district as smokefree, which would be grandfathered in and apply to units as they are vacated.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause


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