Indoor Clean Air Act; allows localities to exceed requirements that regulate smoking. (SB870)

Introduced By

Sen. Louise Lucas (D-Portsmouth)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Indoor Clean Air Act; local ordinances. Allows localities to exceed the requirements established in the Virginia Indoor Clean Air Act when adopting or enforcing ordinances that regulate smoking. Read the Bill »


02/06/2009: Merged into SB1105


12/29/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09
12/29/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 097655260
12/29/2008Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/19/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB870)
01/27/2009Rereferred from Local Government (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2009Rereferred to Education and Health
01/28/2009Assigned Education sub: Special on Smoking
01/29/2009Reported from Education and Health (11-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2009Read second time and engrossed
02/03/2009Read third time and passed Senate (23-Y 16-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2009Placed on Calendar
02/04/2009Read first time
02/04/2009Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/06/2009Incorporated by General Laws (SB1105-Northam)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 1 minute.


Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy, tracking this bill in Photosynthesis, notes:

The Virginia Interfaith Center supports this bill.

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