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Key Votes

SB 648 - Smoking Ban - Key Vote

Virginia Key Votes

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Legislation - Bill Sent To Committee (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (21-18) - (Key vote)

Title: Smoking Ban

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits smoking in most buildings or enclosed areas frequented by the public, and specifies that certain areas are exempted. The bill requires signs reading “Warning: Smoking Permitted” be posted in areas where smoking is allowed, with certain exceptions. The bill sets civil fines for persons smoking and for proprietors violating this bill.

Legislation - Bill Failed (Senate) (18-20) - (Key vote)

Title: Smoking Ban

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits smoking in most public buildings or enclosed areas, excluding certain private functions held in public facilities and up to 25 percent of hotel or motel rooms that are clearly designated as “smoking.” Violation of this bill by citizens is punishable by a $100 civil penalty and $250 penalties for subsequent offenses; violation by proprietors is punishable by a $200 civil penalty and $500 for subsequent offenses.

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Smoking Ban

Committee Sponsors

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