House Bill 289

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Last Action recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
Title AN ACT prohibiting smoking in public places and places of employment.
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Bill Request Number 42
Sponsors S. Westrom, J. Adams, L. Belcher, T. Burch, B. Farmer, K. Flood, J. Glenn, J. Jenkins, M. Marzian, D. Owens, R. Palumbo, T. Riner, R. Smart, G. Stumbo, D. Watkins, J. Wayne
Summary of Original Version Create new sections of KRS Chapter 438 to prohibit indoor smoking in businesses, places of employment, and other listed public places; exempt private residences, unless used for child care or adult day care; permit smoking in designated nonenclosed areas; require posting of "no smoking" signs as specified locations; permit political subdivisions of the Commonwealth to adopt stricter regulations by ordinance; provide for enforcement by all peace officers and health department employees; provide for the issuance of uniform citations for violation; require that employers and others not discriminate against persons reporting violations; provide for fines for violation; provide that fines go to the organization whose employee issued the citation; provide that no court costs or other fees be charged for violations; amend KRS 344.040, relating to unlawful practices by an employer, to add reference to state law, local, ordinance, or local board of health regulation relating to smoking; amend KRS 431.450, relating to uniform citations, to provide for issuing citation forms to health departments; authorize the department of Kentucky State Police to create and issue uniform smoking violation citations; create a new section of KRS Chapter 438 to exempt smoking laboratories where machines do the smoking; repeal various statutes permitting smoking in public buildings.
Index Headings of Original Version Crimes and Punishments - Indoor smoking, prohibiting, exceptions, penalties
Health and Medical Services - Health Departments, enforcement of antismoking laws and ordinances
Labor and Industry - Place of employment, indoor smoking prohibition
Motor Vehicles - Busses, taxicabs, smoking prohibition
Notices - No smoking signs, where required
Occupational Safety and Health - Indoor smoking, prohibition, exceptions
Police, State - Uniform citations, distribution to Health Departments
Public Buildings and Grounds - Indoor smoking, prohibition
Public Health - Indoor smoking, prohibition, exceptions
Tobacco - Indoor smoking, prohibition, exceptions
Unified Local Governments - Antismoking ordinances
Cities - Antismoking ordinances
Civil Rights - Antismoking laws and ordinances, effect of
Corrections and Correctional Facilities, State - Indoor smoking, prohibition
Counties - Antismoking ordinances
Counties, Urban - Antismoking ordinances
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Smoking in school buildings, prohibition
Corrections Impact - Antismoking ordinances
Local Mandate - Antismoking ordinances
Proposed Amendments House Floor Amendment 1

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01/19/12
  • introduced in House
01/20/12
  • to Health & Welfare (H)
02/22/12
  • posted in committee
03/13/12
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
03/14/12
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/20/12
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 21, 2012
  • floor amendment (1) filed
03/23/12
  • taken from the Regular Orders of the Day
  • recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor J. DeCesare
Summary Retain selected original provisions; provide exceptions from the public smoking ban for e-cigarettes, professional businesses conducted in private homes, private clubs, separate room in restaurant where smoking is permitted, private residence unless being used for child care, adult day care, or health care facility, a farm or other premises used for agricultural purposes including any building or any other structure thereon, bars licensed to serve alcoholic beverages, outdoor arenas, and race tracks; prohibit local governments and health departments from regulating premises exempt under the Act.
Index Headings Crimes and Punishments - Indoor smoking, prohibiting, exceptions, penalties
Health and Medical Services - Health Departments, enforcement of antismoking laws and ordinances
Labor and Industry - Place of employment, indoor smoking prohibition
Motor Vehicles - Busses, taxicabs, smoking prohibition
Notices - No smoking signs, where required
Occupational Safety and Health - Indoor smoking, prohibition, exceptions
Police, State - Uniform citations, distribution to Health Departments
Public Buildings and Grounds - Indoor smoking, prohibition
Public Health - Indoor smoking, prohibition, exceptions
Tobacco - Indoor smoking, prohibition, exceptions
Unified Local Governments - Antismoking ordinances
Cities - Antismoking ordinances
Civil Rights - Antismoking laws and ordinances, effect of
Corrections and Correctional Facilities, State - Indoor smoking, prohibition
Counties - Antismoking ordinances
Counties, Urban - Antismoking ordinances
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Smoking in school buildings, prohibition
Corrections Impact - Antismoking ordinances
Local Mandate - Antismoking ordinances

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