Current Status Introducing Body:
HouseBill Number: 3180Primary Sponsor: KirshCommittee Number: 20Type of Legislation: GBSubject: County councils, prohibit smoking in government buildingsResiding Body: HouseCurrent Committee: Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Environmental AffairsDate Tabled: Feb 12, 1991Computer Document Number: BR1/1066.DWIntroduced Date: Jan 09, 1991Last History Body: HouseLast History Date: Feb 12, 1991Last History Type: Tabled in CommitteeScope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: KirshType of Legislation: General Bill
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN ---- ------ ------------ ------------------------------ --- 3180 House Feb 12, 1991 Tabled in Committee 20 3180 House Jan 09, 1991 Introduced and read first 20 time, referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
TO AMEND ACT 503 OF 1990, RELATING TO THE CLEAN INDOOR AIR ACT OF 1990, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE GOVERNING BODY OF A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THIS STATE TO ADOPT POLICIES WHICH WOULD PROVIDE THAT THE GOVERNMENTAL BUILDINGS UNDER ITS CONTROL MUST BE SMOKE FREE.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 2(3) of Act 503 of 1990 is amended to read:
"(3) Government buildings (except health care facilities as provided for herein), except that smoking shall be is allowed in enclosed private offices and designated areas of employee break areas; provided that smoking policies in the State Capitol and legislative office buildings shall must be determined by the office of government having control over that area of the buildings. `Government buildings' shall mean means buildings or portions thereof of buildings which are leased or operated under the control of the State or any of its political subdivisions, except those buildings or portions thereof of buildings which are leased to other organizations or corporations. No section of this act may prohibit or preclude the governing body of a political subdivision of this State from adopting policies which would provide that governmental buildings under its control must be smoke free."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.