SMOKING BAN/EXEMPT AGE-RESTRICTED VENUES.

View NCGA Bill Details2011-2012 Session
Senate Bill 469 (Public) Filed Wednesday, March 30, 2011
TO EXEMPT AGE-RESTRICTED VENUES FROM THE SMOKING BAN.
Intro. by East.

Status: Ref To Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate (Senate Action) (Mar 31 2011)

Bill History:

S 469

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Mar 30 2011 - More information

    Enacts new GS 130A-496(b)(4) and new GS 130A-498(b1)(9) to permit smoking in an age-restricted venue that is structurally separated and ventilated to prevent smoke from migrating into an enclosed area where smoking is prohibited. Amends GS 130A-492 (definitions) to define age-restricted venue as a public place, including a bar or restaurant, that restricts entry to persons 18 years of age or older, including employees, as indicated. Defines structurally separated as a manner of construction including a stud wall, covered with drywall or other building material, or another barrier which, when completed, extends from the floor to ceiling, resulting in a physically separated room. Effective October 1, 2011.


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