HB 19-1076

  • Colorado House Bill
  • 2019 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Apr 18, 2019
  • Passed House Apr 18, 2019
  • Passed Senate Apr 27, 2019
  • Signed by Governor May 29, 2019

Clean Indoor Air Act Add E-cigarettes Remove Exceptions

Abstract

Smoking restrictions - application to vape and e-cigarette use - exemptions - age restrictions in permitted smoking areas - signage - penalties. The act amends the "Colorado Clean Indoor Air Act" by: Adding a definition of "electronic smoking device" (ESD) to include e-cigarettes and similar devices within the scope of the act; Citing the results of recent research on ESD emissions and their effects on human health as part of the legislative declaration; Eliminating the existing exceptions for certain places of business in which smoking may be permitted, such as airport smoking concessions, businesses with 3 or fewer employees, designated smoking rooms in hotels, and designated smoking areas in assisted living facilities; Repealing the ability of property owners and managers to designate smoking areas through the posting of signs; Exempting FDA-approved nebulizers, inhalers, and vaporizers, as well as humidifiers that emit only water vapor, from the definition of an ESD; Amending signage requirements for tobacco businesses and vape shops that must notify customers of prohibitions on entry by persons under the age of 18; Increasing the radius of an "entryway", the area around the doorway to a building where smoking is not permitted, from a minimum of 15 feet to a minimum of 25 feet except where existing local regulations permitted a smaller radius when construction or renovation of a business commenced, on or before July 1, 2019; and Creates a grace period, affirmative defenses, and graduated penalties for enforcement of the amended signage requirements and age restrictions for tobacco businesses and vape shops. The act takes effect July 1, 2019, except for the provisions requiring exclusion of minors and the posting of appropriate signage relating to the exclusion, which provisions take effect October 1, 2019. (Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.) Read More

Bill Sponsors (4)

Votes


Actions


May 29, 2019

Office of the Governor

Governor Signed

May 15, 2019

Office of the Governor

Sent to the Governor

Senate

Signed by the President of the Senate

May 14, 2019

House

Signed by the Speaker of the House

May 02, 2019

House

House Considered Senate Amendments - Result was to Concur - Repass

May 01, 2019

House

House Considered Senate Amendments - Result was to Laid Over Daily

Apr 30, 2019

House

House Considered Senate Amendments - Result was to Laid Over Daily

Apr 29, 2019

House

House Considered Senate Amendments - Result was to Laid Over Daily

Apr 27, 2019

Senate

Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments

Apr 26, 2019

Senate

Senate Second Reading Special Order - Passed with Amendments - Committee

Apr 25, 2019

Senate

Senate Committee on Health & Human Services Refer Amended - Consent Calendar to Senate Committee of the Whole

  • Committee-Passage
Health & Human Services

Apr 18, 2019

Senate

Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Health & Human Services

  • Introduction
Health & Human Services

House

House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments

Apr 17, 2019

House

House Second Reading Special Order - Passed with Amendments - Committee, Floor

Apr 16, 2019

House

House Second Reading Laid Over Daily - No Amendments

Feb 27, 2019

House

House Committee on Health & Insurance Refer Amended to House Committee of the Whole

  • Referral-Committee
  • Committee-Passage
House Committee of the Whole

Jan 11, 2019

House

Introduced In House - Assigned to Health & Insurance

  • Introduction
Health & Insurance

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Committee Amendment PDF
PA1 (03/01/2019) PDF
PA2 (04/26/2019) PDF
Introduced (01/11/2019) PDF
Engrossed (04/17/2019) PDF
Reengrossed (04/18/2019) PDF
Revised (04/26/2019) PDF
Rerevised (04/27/2019) PDF
Final Act (05/15/2019) PDF
Signed Act (05/29/2019) PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Note FN1 (01/28/2019) PDF
Fiscal Note FN2 (08/21/2019) PDF

Sources

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