Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee

Entry SB278 / HB279 - Mar 27, 2018

Status: 

As amended, authorizes a municipality, a county, or a county having a metropolitan form of government to prohibit smoking on the grounds of a hospital or in the public areas immediately outside of a hospital building and its entrances, including public sidewalks. Prohibits smoking by a distance of 50 feet from a hospital's entrance and can be extended further as is necessary to ensure patient safety. This amendment will not affect or repeal any regulations existing prior to July 1, 2018. 

Entry SB278 / HB279 - Mar 27, 2018

Status: 

As amended, authorizes a municipality, a county, or a county having a metropolitan form of government to prohibit smoking on the grounds of a hospital or in the public areas immediately outside of a hospital building and its entrances, including public sidewalks. Prohibits smoking by a distance of 50 feet from a hospital's entrance and can be extended further as is necessary to ensure patient safety. This amendment will not affect or repeal any regulations existing prior to July 1, 2018. 

Entry SB2229 / HB2313 - Mar 27, 2018

Status: 

As amended, provides a "permit shield" for NPDES permit holders, which means the  permittee is shielded from both agency enforcement and citizen suits, provided that the permittee complies with the terms of the NPDES permit.

Entry SB278 / HB279 - Mar 20, 2018

Entry SB278 / HB279 - Mar 20, 2018

Status: 

As amended, revises the authority to prohibit smoking by removing the part on individual owners/operations of retail establishments located within an enclosed shopping mall who are allowed to determine policy on the use of tobacco products within the person's establishment. It also removes the part allowing special school districts to regulate the use of tobacco products in buildings owned or leased by the entities. It further removes a local government's authority to authorize by ordinance to prohibit smoking on the grounds of a swimming pool owned or operated by such local government or an outdoor amphitheater with a seating capacity of at least six thousand. The amendment will not affect or repeal any regulations existing prior to July 1, 2017.

Entry SB278 / HB279 - Mar 13, 2018

Status: 

As amended, revises the authority to prohibit smoking by removing the part on individual owners/operations of retail establishments located within an enclosed shopping mall who are allowed to determine policy on the use of tobacco products within the person's establishment. It also removes the part allowing special school districts to regulate the use of tobacco products in buildings owned or leased by the entities. It further removes a local government's authority to authorize by ordinance to prohibit smoking on the grounds of a swimming pool owned or operated by such local government or an outdoor amphitheater with a seating capacity of at least six thousand. The amendment will not affect or repeal any regulations existing prior to July 1, 2017.

Entry SB278 / HB279 - Mar 6, 2018

Status: 

As amended, revises the authority to prohibit smoking by removing the part on individual owners/operations of retail establishments located within an enclosed shopping mall who are allowed to determine policy on the use of tobacco products within the person's establishment. It also removes the part allowing special school districts to regulate the use of tobacco products in buildings owned or leased by the entities. It further removes a local government's authority to authorize by ordinance to prohibit smoking on the grounds of a swimming pool owned or operated by such local government or an outdoor amphitheater with a seating capacity of at least six thousand. The amendment will not affect or repeal any regulations existing prior to July 1, 2017.

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