Senate Bill 117

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Title AN ACT prohibiting smoking in public places and places of employment.
Bill Documents Bill
Impact Statements Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 1374
Sponsors J. Denton, D. Harper Angel, M. McGarvey, J. Rhoads, R. Thomas
Summary of Original Version Create new sections of KRS Chapter 438 to define terms; 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 at specified locations; permit local governments to adopt stricter regulations by ordinance; provide for enforcement by all peace officers and designated health department and local government employees; provide for the issuance of uniform citations for violations; require that employers and others not discriminate against persons reporting violations; provide for fines for violation; provide that fines go to the agency whose employee issued the citation; provide that no court costs or other fees be charged for violations; exempt certain research and manufacturing laboratories and agricultural buildings; 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; repeal various statutes permitting smoking in public buildings.
Index Headings of Original Version Crimes and Punishments - Indoor smoking, prohibiting, exceptions, penalties
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Smoking in school buildings, statewide prohibition
Health and Medical Services - Health departments, enforcement of antismoking laws and ordinances
Labor and Industry - Place of employment, statewide indoor smoking prohibition, exceptions
Motor Carriers - Buses, taxicabs, statewide smoking prohibition, exceptions
Notices - No smoking signs, where required
Occupational Safety and Health - Place of employment, indoor smoking, prohibition, exceptions
Police, State - Uniform smoking citations, distribution to health departments
Public Buildings and Grounds - Indoor smoking, prohibition in enclosed public places, exceptions
Public Health - Indoor smoking, prohibition in enclosed public places and places of employment
Tobacco - Indoor smoking, prohibition
Unified Local Governments - Indoor smoking, prohibition
Cities - Indoor smoking, prohibition in enclosed public places and places of employment
Civil Rights - Indoor smoking, prohibition in enclosed public places and places of employment
Corrections and Correctional Facilities, State - Indoor smoking, prohibition in enclosed public places and places of employment
Counties - Indoor smoking, prohibition in enclosed public places and places of employment
Counties, Urban - Indoor smoking, prohibition in enclosed public places and places of employment
Local Mandate - Indoor smoking, prohibition

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02/04/14
  • introduced in Senate
02/07/14
  • to Judiciary (S)


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