Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

State Status

Any Preemption

Legislative Summary

HB1063 - (partial preemption repeal; trigger clause) - A bill relating to smoking ordinances in Northern Virginia - Defeated in House General Laws subcommittee on ABC and Gaming

This bill gives local control to four counties and five cities in Northern Virginia to enact smokefree laws for restaurants, but the bill cannot go into effect unless the cities and counties enact concurrent ordinances containing identical provisions regulating smoking in restaurants that cover two-thirds of their collective population.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause


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