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Key Votes

HB 283 - Indoor Smoking Ban - Key Vote

New Mexico Key Votes

Bill Richardson signed this Legislation.

Read statements Bill Richardson made in this general time period.

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Issues

Stage Details

Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Indoor Smoking Ban

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (27-9) - (Key vote)

Title: Indoor Smoking Ban

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

A vote to pass a bill that would prohibit smoking in most indoor public places and workplaces.

Highlights:
- Prohibits smoking in any indoor workplace, indoor public place, and in all forms of public transportation that is not specifically exempt, as listed further in the section (Sec. 4) - Prohibits smoking near entrances, windows, or ventilation systems of workplaces and public places (Sec. 6) - Grants enforcement to local fire, police, or sheriff’s departments (Sec. 9) - Establishes that violators of the act will be subject to fines of up to $500 per violation (Sec. 11)
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (64-0) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Indoor Smoking Ban

Sponsors

  • Al Park (NM - D) (Out Of Office)
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