VA SB501 | 2008 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Engrossed on February 4 2008 - 50% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2008-03-03 - House: Left in General Laws


Virginia Indoor Clean Air Act; penalty. Moves the regulation of smoking in restaurants from Title 15.2 to a new chapter in Title 32.1. This bill prohibits smoking in all indoor restaurants and bar and lounge areas in the Commonwealth. Requires the posting of “No Smoking” signs and provides for a $25 civil penalty for a violation of these provisions.

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Smoking; prohibited in restaurants.



2008-03-03 House: Left in General Laws
2008-02-12 House: Assigned GL sub: ABC/Gaming
2008-02-12 House: Referred to Committee on General Laws
2008-02-12 House: Read first time
2008-02-12 House: Placed on Calendar
2008-02-05 Senate: Communicated to House
2008-02-05 Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (28-Y 10-N 1-A)
2008-02-04 Senate: Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB501S1
2008-02-04 Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 084080256-S1
2008-02-04 Senate: Reading of substitute waived
2008-02-04 Senate: Read second time
2008-02-01 Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
2008-02-01 Senate: Committee substitute printed 084080256-S1
2008-01-31 Senate: Reported from Education and Health with substitute (12-Y 3-N)
2008-01-18 Senate: Assigned Education sub: Public Smoking Legislation
2008-01-09 Senate: Referred to Committee on Education and Health
2008-01-09 Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 082377820


Virginia State Sources

Bill Comments 750