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H.B. 308





Chief Sponsor: Lee B. Perry

Senate Sponsor: ____________

             7      LONG TITLE
             8      General Description:
             9          This bill amends the Utah Indoor Clean Air Act.
             10      Highlighted Provisions:
             11          This bill:
             12          .    defines terms;
             13          .    amends the definition of a place of public access to include vehicles; and
             14          .    makes technical changes.
             15      Money Appropriated in this Bill:
             16          None
             17      Other Special Clauses:
             18          None
             19      Utah Code Sections Affected:
             20      AMENDS:
             21          26-38-2, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2012, Chapter 171
             23      Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
             24          Section 1. Section 26-38-2 is amended to read:
             25           26-38-2. Definitions.
             26          As used in this chapter:
             27          (1) "E-cigarette":

             28          (a) means any electronic oral device:
             29          (i) that provides a vapor of nicotine or other substance; and
             30          (ii) [which] that simulates smoking through its use or through inhalation of the device;
             31      and
             32          (b) includes an oral device that is:
             33          (i) composed of a heating element, battery, or electronic circuit; and
             34          (ii) marketed, manufactured, distributed, or sold as:
             35          (A) an e-cigarette;
             36          (B) e-cigar;
             37          (C) e-pipe; or
             38          (D) any other product name or descriptor, if the function of the product meets the
             39      definition of Subsection (1)(a).
             40          (2) "Place of public access" means any enclosed indoor place of business, commerce,
             41      banking, financial service, or other service-related activity, whether publicly or privately owned
             42      and whether operated for profit or not, to which persons not employed at the place of public
             43      access have general and regular access or [which] that the public uses, including:
             44          (a) buildings, offices, shops, elevators, or restrooms;
             45          (b) means of transportation or common carrier waiting rooms;
             46          (c) restaurants, cafes, or cafeterias;
             47          (d) taverns as defined in Section 32B-1-102 , or cabarets;
             48          (e) shopping malls, retail stores, grocery stores, or arcades;
             49          (f) libraries, theaters, concert halls, museums, art galleries, planetariums, historical
             50      sites, auditoriums, or arenas;
             51          (g) barber shops, hair salons, or laundromats;
             52          (h) sports or fitness facilities;
             53          (i) common areas of nursing homes, hospitals, resorts, hotels, motels, "bed and
             54      breakfast" lodging facilities, and other similar lodging facilities, including the lobbies,
             55      hallways, elevators, restaurants, cafeterias, other designated dining areas, and restrooms of any
             56      of these;
             57          (j) (i) any child care facility or program subject to licensure or certification under this
             58      title, including those operated in private homes, when any child cared for under that license is

             59      present; and
             60          (ii) any child care, other than child care as defined in Section 26-39-102 , that is not
             61      subject to licensure or certification under this title, when any child cared for by the provider,
             62      other than the child of the provider, is present;
             63          (k) public or private elementary or secondary school buildings and educational
             64      facilities or the property on which those facilities are located;
             65          (l) any building owned, rented, leased, or otherwise operated by a social, fraternal, or
             66      religious organization when used solely by the organization members or their guests or
             67      families;
             68          (m) any facility rented or leased for private functions from which the general public is
             69      excluded and arrangements for the function are under the control of the function sponsor;
             70          (n) any workplace, including a vehicle, that is not a place of public access or a publicly
             71      owned building or office but has one or more employees who are not owner-operators of the
             72      business;
             73          (o) any area where the proprietor or manager of the area has posted a conspicuous sign
             74      stating "no smoking", "thank you for not smoking", or a similar statement; and
             75          (p) a holder of a club license, as defined in Section 32B-1-102 .
             76          (3) "Publicly owned building or office" means any enclosed indoor place or portion of
             77      a place owned, leased, or rented by any state, county, or municipal government, or by any
             78      agency supported by appropriation of, or by contracts or grants from, funds derived from the
             79      collection of federal, state, county, or municipal taxes.
             80          (4) "Smoking" means:
             81          (a) the possession of any lighted or heated tobacco product in any form;
             82          (b) inhaling, exhaling, burning, or heating a substance containing tobacco or nicotine
             83      intended for inhalation through a cigar, cigarette, pipe, or hookah;
             84          (c) except as provided in Section 26-38-2.6 , using an e-cigarette; or
             85          (d) using an oral smoking device intended to circumvent the prohibition of smoking in
             86      this chapter.

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    as of 1-18-13 4:04 PM

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