Posts Tagged ‘Smoking Ban’
The Iowa Department of Public Health has scheduled a series of public hearings on the implementation of Iowa's Smokefree Air Act on August 20, 21 and 22 at sites across Iowa (click here for the full listing). Iowa's public smoking ban took effect on July 1, 2008 but was implemented with an expedited rules process. The formal rules [...]
On a bi-partisan 54-45 vote, the Iowa House approved a compromise crafted by House and Senate negotiators last night to ban smoking and protect 99% of Iowa workers. House File 2212 has some exemptions to the smoking ban, including fairgrounds, the Iowa Veterans Home, National Guard facilities, correctional facilities, farm tractors or [...]
The conference committee on the Smokefree Air Act (House File 2212) met on Monday and crafted a comprise to be considered by the full House as soon as Tuesday. Chaired in the House by State Representative Tyler Olson (D-Cedar Rapids), the compromise includes a statewide ban on smoking in with the following exemptions: private clubs, casino [...]
The House/Senate Conference Committee on the Smokefree Air Act (House File 2212) will meet today at 5 pm in the Supreme Court Chamber, Room 103.
The Iowa House today sent the SmokeFree Air Act, House File 2212, to a House-Senate Conference Committee to work out their differences. The House and Senate will each appoint five members. Both the House and Senate will have to approve the Conference Committee report before it is sent to the Governor. House Speaker Pat Murphy appointed [...]