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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 5449

 

January Session, 2015

 

LCO No. 949

 

*00949*

Referred to Committee on PUBLIC HEALTH

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. CASE, 63rd Dist.

 

AN ACT PROHIBITING THE USE OF ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES IN THE SAME PLACES WHERE SMOKING IS PROHIBITED.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That section 19a-342 of the general statutes be amended to include the use of electronic cigarettes in the definition of "smoking".

Statement of Purpose:

To support public health and close a loophole in the smoking ban by prohibiting the use of electronic cigarettes in the same places where smoking is prohibited.