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SB 2202 - Prohibits Smoking on State-Funded University and Community College Campuses - Key Vote

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Heather Steans voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Referred to Committee (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (30-22) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits Smoking on State-Funded University and Community College Campuses

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits smoking on public university and community college campuses.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits smoking on state-supported university and community college campuses, beginning July 1, 2014 (Sec. 15).
  • Exempts individuals who are traveling through campus or are parked in cars not owned by the public university or community college (Sec. 15).
  • Requires that the prohibition of smoking be communicated to all students and employees of public university or community colleges by May 1, 2014 (Sec. 15).
  • Requires public universities and community colleges to establish a task force to implement the provisions of this bill including, but not limited to, posting “No Smoking” signs on campus by Dec. 31, 2013 (Sec. 20).
  • Authorizes the governing board of the public university or community college to determine what kind of disciplinary action to take against violators of the provisions of this bill (Sec. 25).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Prohibits Smoking on State-Funded University and Community College Campuses

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