04RS SB130


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SB 130/LM (BR 1344) - D. Seum

     AN ACT relating to governmental smoking policies.
     Amend KRS 61.165 to permit local governments to adopt smoking policies for buildings which are owned, occupied, leased, or rented by local governments or their agencies, boards, or commissions; prohibit local governments from adopting smoking policies in private buildings except as provided; permit local governments to require by ordinance the posting of the smoking or nonsmoking policy of private buildings and the businesses located in these buildings; specify contents of posted notices; permit the use of logos or symbols in lieu of a written posted notice; void any smoking policies adopted by local governments enacted prior to the effective date of this Act.


     SCS/LM - Retain original provisions; direct the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control to design and make available if requested a smoking policy logo placed on a sign; allow the department to charge a fee up to $25 for a sign.

     SFA (1, G. Neal) - Require public notices of smoking policies for private buildings to be available in Braille code.

     SFA (2/Title, G. Neal) - Make title amendment.

     SFA (3, D. Thayer) - Retain original provisions, add local option election for smoking ban.

     SFA (4, D. Thayer) - Retain original provisions, add local option election for smoking ban.

     SFA (5, D. Boswell) - Affirm that governments may ban entirely smoking in spaces the governments occupy; and remove the conditions relative to state and local government smoking policies that space be provided for smoking and favor smoking in ventilated areas.

     Jan 30-introduced in Senate
     Feb 4-to Agriculture and Natural Resources (S)
     Feb 12-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 13-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 18-floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute, floor amendment (2-title) filed
     Feb 20-floor amendment (3) filed to Committee Substitute
     Feb 23-recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (S); floor amendments (4) and (5) filed to Committee Substitute

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