Existing law prohibits smoking of tobacco products inside an enclosed space, as defined, at a place of employment. The violation of the prohibition against smoking in enclosed spaces of places of employment is an infraction punishable by a specified fine. This bill would expand the prohibition on smoking in a place of employment to include an owner-operated business, as defined. This bill would also eliminate most of the specified exemptions that permit smoking in certain work environments, such as hotel lobbies, bars and taverns, banquet rooms, warehouse facilities, and employee break rooms. By expanding the scope of an infraction, this bill would impose a state-mandated local program. The California Constitution requires the state to reimburse local agencies and school districts for certain costs mandated by the state. Statutory provisions establish procedures for making that reimbursement. This bill would provide that no reimbursement is required by this act for a specified reason.
From Assembly without further action.
In Assembly. Read first time. Held at Desk.
Read third time. Passed. (Ayes 24. Noes 13. Page 48.) Ordered to the Assembly.
Read second time and amended. Ordered to third reading.
From committee: Be ordered to second reading pursuant to Senate Rule 28.8 and be amended.
Set for hearing August 24.
From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 9. Noes 2. Page 28.) (August 19). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
Set for hearing August 19.
Introduced. Read first time. Referred to Com. on P.H. & D.S.
|Bill Text Versions||Format|
|07/16/15 - Introduced|
|08/25/15 - Amended Senate|
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