Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

State Status

Any Preemption

Legislative Summary

HB2067 - (workplaces, restaurants and bars) - A bill relating to the Virginia Indoor Clean Air Act - Session Adjourned

This bill prohibits smoking in enclosed public places and workplaces, including restaurants and bars. The bill also alludes to local control, but does not contain an explicit anti-preemption clause.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause


EXEMPTIONS: Smoking is allowed in private residences and home-based businesses unless being used as child/adult/health care facilities; private automobiles; private clubs except when open to the public; 20% of hotel/motel rooms; specialty tobacco stores; tobacco manufacturers; and private and semiprivate rooms in nursing homes and long-term care facilities.

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