Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

State Status

No Preemption

Pending Legislation

Legislative Summary

HB1243 - (elderly housing) - An Act for legislation to establish a policy for smoke-free elderly housing in the Commonwealth - Ordered to a third reading in House Committee On Steering, Policy and Scheduling - Session Adjourned

This bill requires housing authorities to designate at least one residential building within their jurisdiction as a smokefree building, but buildings with less than 100 units must designate only 20% of units as nonsmoking.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause


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