Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

State Status

No Preemption

Pending Legislation

Legislative Summary

HB1875 - (workplace smoking) - An Act to Provide Occupational Safeguards For Employees Resulting From The Introduction And Utilization Of Video Display Terminals - Included in HB4746 to allow the Com. on Labor and Workforce Development - Session Adjourned

This bill provides a list of occupational safeguards and rights for employees required to work on video display terminals, including that "Areas where smoking is allowed shall have rates of ventilation sufficient to protect occupants from the adverse effects of altered air quality." All indoor workplaces except for smoking bars and retail tobacco stores are required to be smokefree by state law.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause


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