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HB 259 - Smoking Ban - Key Vote

North Carolina Key Votes

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Legislation - Bill Failed (House) (55-61) - (Key vote)

Title: Smoking Ban

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that would prohibit smoking in public places and work areas.

Highlights:
- Provides exceptions for private residences, retail tobacco shops, tobacco manufacturing or processing facilities, smoking guest rooms in hotels, private clubs, age-restricted alcohol sales establishments and places of employment used for medical or scientific research where smoking needs to be done [sec. 1]. - Requires that the owner, manager, operator or someone that controls the space must post signs indicating that smoking is prohibited where smoking is not allowed [sec. 1. - Allows the local health director to fine the owner, manager or operator of a public place or place of employment $200 for the third violation, and every subsequent violation of the prohibition of smoking [sec. 2].
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibit Smoking in Public Places.

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