Representative David Byrd: District 71 Capitol Hill Update
November 5, 2020
New law allows local governments to prohibit smoking on playgrounds – The General Assembly passed Public Chapter 529 this year allowing local governments to prohibit smoking on any playground in which they own or operate. The legislation must be taken by a two-thirds vote of the local governing body. Under the bill, “playground” means an indoor or outdoor facility that is intended for recreation of children, while smoking refers to the burning of a tobacco product, hemp product, or any other drug or substance.
Legislation aims to reduce ACEs – Legislation designed to educate divo...