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House Bill 1063


House Bill 1063

ARCHIVE (2012)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Smoking ban. Prohibits smoking: (1) in public places; (2) in enclosed areas of a place of employment; (3) in certain state vehicles; and (4) within 12 feet of a public entrance to a public place or an enclosed area of a place of employment. Allows smoking in: (1) certain gaming facilities; (2) cigar and hookah bars; and (3) retail tobacco stores; if certain requirements are met. Requires the alcohol and tobacco commission to enforce this prohibition. Makes it a Class B infraction to violate the smoking prohibition and a Class A infraction if the person has been adjudged to have committed three prior unrelated infractions for violations. Prohibits firing or refusing to hire a person for reporting a violation or exercising any right or performing any obligation under the smoking prohibitions. Removes the authority of a superintendent of a state institution to regulate smoking. Relocates the prohibition against smoking on a school bus during the school week to IC 7.1. Repeals the current clean indoor air law. Makes a technical correction.
Current Status:
 In Committee - first House
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