Maine LD 151: An Act To Protect Public Health in the Maine Community College System

LD 151 (subjects: SMOKING , PUBLIC FACILITIES )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=151&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. Ben Chipman of Portland: (D – District 40) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook

9 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
1/29/2015 House Committee on Education and Cultural Affairs suggested and ordered printed.
The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on EDUCATION AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
2/3/2015 Senate On motion by Senator Langley of Hancock, REFERRED to the Committee on Education and Cultural Affairs, in concurrence.
2/24/2015 Senate Pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3 Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)

Bill Text

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An Act To Protect Public Health in the Maine Community College System

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 20-A MRSA 12723 is enacted to read:

12723. Smoking prohibited

Except for smoking undertaken as part of a religious ceremony or as part of a cultural activity by a defined group, smoking is prohibited on the grounds of any campus of the Maine Community College System. For purposes of this section, “smoking” has the same meaning as in Title 22, section 1580-A, subsection 2, paragraph D.

Sec. 2. Effective date. This Act takes effect October 15, 2015.

SUMMARY

This bill prohibits smoking on the grounds of any campus of the Maine Community College System. The bill provides an effective date of October 15, 2015 and an exception to the smoking ban for smoking undertaken as part of a religious ceremony or as part of a cultural activity by a defined group.

Patterns of Support

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This information about LD 151 was last updated on 2016-05-12.
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