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SB 1105 - Prohibiting Smoking in Restaurants - Key Vote

Virginia Key Votes

Ken Cuccinelli II voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Ken Cuccinelli II made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Prohibiting Smoking in Restaurants

Signed by Governor Tim Kaine
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (60-39) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibiting Smoking in Restaurants

Highlights:
-Exempts the following additional places from the smoking ban (Sec. 1):
    -places in which food is prepared or stored for distribution to persons of the same or related business operations for service to the public; -unenclosed outdoor areas of restaurants; -restaurants located on the premises of tobacco manufacturers; and -any private club.
-Requires proprietors of restaurants to post "no smoking" signs (Sec. 1). -Specifies that persons who smoke in prohibited areas in violation of the provisions of this bill or proprietors of restaurants who violate relevant provisions shall be subject to a civil penalty of up to $25 (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (27-13) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibiting Smoking in Restaurants

Highlights:
-Exempts the following additional places from the smoking ban (Sec. 1):
    -places in which food is prepared or stored for distribution to persons of the same or related business operations for service to the public; -unenclosed outdoor areas of restaurants; -restaurants located on the premises of tobacco manufacturers; and -any private club.
-Requires proprietors of restaurants to post "no smoking" signs (Sec. 1). -Specifies that persons who smoke in prohibited areas in violation of the provisions of this bill or proprietors of restaurants who violate relevant provisions shall be subject to a civil penalty of up to $25 (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Concurrence Vote Failed (Senate) (11-28) -
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (59-39) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibiting Smoking in Restaurants

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits smoking in restaurants and provides exceptions to the prohibition.

Highlights:
-Exempts the following places from the smoking ban (Sec. 1):
    -places in which food is prepared or stored for distribution to persons of the same or related business operations for service to the public; -outdoor areas of restaurants; -restaurants located on the premises of tobacco manufacturers; -restaurants used in their entirety for a private function; -portions of restaurants that are constructed to be structurally separated from the areas in which smoking is prohibited and to which entrance and exit is through a door or there is a separate ventilation system for the remainder of the restaurant; -any private club; and -any restaurant during any time that minors are not permitted entry.
-Requires proprietors of restaurants to post "no smoking" signs (Sec. 1). -Specifies that persons who smoke in prohibited areas in violation of the provisions of this bill or proprietors of restaurants who violate relevant provisions shall be subject to a civil penalty of up to $25 (Sec. 1). -This is a substitute bill sponsored by the House Committee on General Laws.
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (26-13) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibiting Smoking in Bars and Restaurants

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits smoking in enclosed restaurants, bars, or lounge areas.

Highlights:
-Requires proprietors of restaurants, bars, and lounge areas to post "no smoking" signs (Sec. 1). -Specifies that persons who smoke in prohibited areas in violation of the provisions of this bill or proprietors who allow such smoking shall be subject to a civil penalty of up to $25 (Sec. 1). -This is a substitute bill sponsored by the Senate Committee on Education and Health.
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Prohibiting Smoking in Bars and Restaurants

Sponsors

  • Ralph S. Northam (VA - D) (Out Of Office)
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