Currently, the Alabama Clean Indoor Air Act prohibits smoking in certain places and requests that employers adopt a smoking policy and provide smoke-free areas in places of employment
This bill would repeal the Alabama Clean Indoor Air Act
This bill would establish the Alabama Smokefree Air Act of 2010 to prohibit smoking in enclosed public places, places of employment, private clubs, enclosed residential facilities, outdoor areas, and provide exceptions; would require the posting of signs; would provide for enforcement by the State Board of Health; and would provide for various fines for individuals and certain employers and owners or managers of public places
To establish the Alabama Smokefree Air Act of 2010to prohibit smoking in enclosed public places, places ofemployment, private clubs, enclosed residential facilities,and outdoor areas; to provide exceptions; to require theposting of signs; to provide for enforcement; to provide for afine for a person who smokes in violation of this act; toprovide for a fine for employers who retaliate against anemployee; to provide for graduated fines for violations byowners or managers of public places; and to repeal Sections22-15A-1 to 22-15A-10, inclusive, of the Code of Alabama 1975.
|February 23, 2010
|Read for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Government Operations
|HB615 Alabama 2010 Session - Introduced