Introduced by Representatives Pugh of S. Burlington, Chen of Mendon, Donovan of Burlington, Larson of Burlington, Minter of Waterbury and Seibert of Norwich
Subject: Health; smoking; bars; clubs; prohibition
Statement of purpose: This bill proposes to prohibit smoking in all public places, including bars and private clubs.
AN ACT RELATING TO PROHIBITION OF SMOKING IN ALL PUBLIC PLACES
It is hereby enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont:
Sec. 1. 18 V.S.A. § 1743 is amended to read:
§ 1743. Exceptions
The restrictions in this chapter on possession of lighted tobacco products shall not apply to:
owned and operated by social, fraternal, or religious organizations when used
by the membership of the organization, their guests or families, or any
facility that is rented or leased for private functions from which the public
is excluded and for which arrangements are under the control of the sponsor of
the function; (2)
workplace Workplace smoking areas designated under chapter
28, subchapter 2 of chapter 28 of this title ;. (3)
areas (2) Areas not commonly open to the public of
owner-operated businesses with no employees ; (4)
areas designated as smoking areas under section 1744 of this title.
Sec. 2. REPEAL
Section 1744 of Title 18 is repealed.
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