Key Votes

HB 245 - Prohibiting the Use of E-Cigarettes and Hookah Pipes in Public Places - Key Vote

Utah Key Votes

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Prohibiting the Use of E-Cigarettes and Hookah Pipes in Public Places

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (24-3) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (42-31) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibiting the Use of E-Cigarettes and Hookah Pipes in Public Places

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits the use of e-cigarettes and hookah pipes in public places.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits the use of e-cigarettes and hookah pipes in public places (Sec. 2 &3)
  • Exempts until July 1, 2017 public places that meet the following criteria (Sec. 2, 3 & 5):
    • Maintains a class C or D liquor license; 
    • Only admits individuals 21 years of age or older;
    • Only tobacco products that have been bought or sold at the place of public access may be used; or
    • Is a retail establishment that sells e-cigarettes.
  • Defines “e-cigarette” as any electronic oral device that provides a vapor of nicotine or other substance that simulates smoking through its use or through inhalation of the device (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibiting the Use of E-Cigarettes and Hookah Pipes in Public Places

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