2011 Regular Session


File Code: Public Health
Sponsored By:
Delegates Stukes, Alston, Anderson, Barnes, Glenn, Gutierrez, Harrison, Haynes, Howard, A. Miller, Mitchell, Murphy, B. Robinson, Tarrant, and Washington
Health - Clean Indoor Air Act - Smoking in Transit Passenger Shelters Prohibited


Prohibiting a person from smoking in specified transit passenger shelters; establishing the intent of the General Assembly to protect the public and employees from involuntary exposure to environmental tobacco smoke in transit passenger shelters; requiring the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to adopt regulations that prohibit environmental tobacco smoke in transit passenger shelters; requiring the Department to report to the General Assembly on specified enforcement efforts; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Economic Matters
Hearing 2/8 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Melvin L. Stukes, District 44
Delegate Tiffany T. Alston, District 24
Delegate Curt Anderson, District 43
Delegate Ben Barnes, District 21
Delegate Cheryl D. Glenn, District 45
Delegate Ana Sol Gutierrez, District 18
Delegate Hattie N. Harrison, District 45
Delegate Keith E. Haynes, District 44
Delegate Carolyn J. B. Howard, District 24
Delegate Aruna Miller, District 15
Delegate Keiffer J. Mitchell, Jr., District 44
Delegate Peter Murphy, District 28
Delegate Barbara Robinson, District 40
Delegate Shawn Z. Tarrant, District 40
Delegate Mary L. Washington, District 43

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Buses -see also- School Buses
Health -see also- Mental Health
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Mass Transit -see also- Buses; Railroads
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Rules and Regulations
Smoking -see also- Cigarettes

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Health - General
( 24-501 , 24-501 , 24-502 , 24-504 , 24-507 , 24-508 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :
Economic Matters