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To prohibit smoking in federal buildings

United States

To prohibit smoking in federal buildings

Hearings before the Subcommittee on Public Buildings and Grounds of the Committee on Public Works and Transportation, ... on H.R. 881 ... March 11; April 22, 1993

by United States

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Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages567
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Open LibraryOL7370262M
ISBN 100160413931
ISBN 109780160413933
OCLC/WorldCa28900544

Second, is the Non-smokers' Health Act which restricts smoking in federally regulated workplaces and public places under federal jurisdiction and provides the Governor in Council with the authority to make regulations on these issues. This Act is administered by the Department of Human Resources and Skills Development.   The bill, introduced late Friday by Rep. Susan Davis (D-Calif.), would ban smoking in and 25 feet around all properties owned or leased by the federal government.

  Does San Francisco have a tenant law that prohibits smoking in an apartment building? San Francisco has banned smoking in all indoor common areas such as elevators, stairways, lobbies, and hallways of multi-unit rental buildings. S.F. HEALTH CODE, art. 19F, § (f). Smoking is also prohibited outdoors within ten feet of doors and windows. : Joseph Tobener. California Laws and Regulations Prohibiting Smoking: Building Entryways This legislation prohibits smoking within 20 feet of main entrances, exits, and operable windows of all state, county, and city buildings, including University of California (UC), California State University (CSU) and California community college buildings.

Inhalation of tobacco smoke by nonsmokers has been found to increase the risk of heart disease and respiratory problems; this has created a movement for smokeless environments in public spaces, including government buildings, office buildings, and restaurants. Fetal damage can be caused if a mother smokes or is exposed to smoke during pregnancy.   President Clinton today outlawed smoking in all Federal buildings in the executive branch, but his order did not banish smokers from Government-owned doorways and .


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To prohibit smoking in federal buildings by United States Download PDF EPUB FB2

Executive Order"Protecting Federal Employees and the Public from Exposure to Tobacco Smoke in the Federal Workplace," bans smoking in all Executive Branch facilities, all interior space owned, rented, or leased space by the Executive Branch of the Federal government.

There are certain excepted spaces, which include: designated smoking areas. To prohibit smoking in federal buildings: hearings before the Subcommittee on Public Buildings and Grounds of the Committee on Public Works and Transportation, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, first session, on H.R.

March 11; Ap byUnited States. Congress. House. THE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION HAS REVIEWED YOUR BILL, H.R. TO PROHIBIT SMOKING IN FEDERAL BUILDINGS. AS IT PERTAINS TO EXECUTIVE BRANCH OFFICE FACILITIES, THE BILL ESTABLISHES A STRICT PROHIBITION POLICY ON SMOKING IN THE FEDERAL WORKPLACE, MORE RESTRICTIVE THAN THE.

smoking prohibition in federal buildings. (a) SMOKING PROHIBITION- (1) GENERAL RULE- On and after the th day after the date of the enactment of this Act, smoking shall be prohibited in any indoor portion of a Federal building.

Full text of "To prohibit smoking in federal buildings: hearings before the Subcommittee on Public Buildings and Grounds of the Committee on Public Works and Transportation, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, first session, on H.R. What is the policy on smoking, vaping, and using smokeless tobacco.

Smoking, vaping, and using smokeless tobacco are prohibited in interior spaces of all Service facilities and in motor vehicles, heavy equipment, aircraft, and most watercraft we own, rent, lease, or control (see section ). (The U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

The federal government has the power to regulate almost any substance you might consider smoking, including tobacco and controlled substances such as marijuana. Tobacco.

Smoking tobacco is legal under federal law. The federal government doesn’t restrict its use in private rentals but does restrict it in public housing. This site provides employees and visitors to federal buildings with information on what items are prohibited, and answers other commonly asked questions.

The Prohibited Items Program In the spring ofthe Federal Protective Service (FPS) implemented a new directive entitled the Prohibited Items Program (FPS Directive   Restaurants were required to have No Smoking sections, San Luis Obispo, California, became the first city in the world to ban indoor smoking at all public places, including bars and restaurants.

To prohibit smoking in Federal buildings. The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor. Sponsor and status. Smoke-Free Federal Buildings Act - Prohibits smoking in federal buildings. Allows the head of an executive agency to grant an exception to such prohibition if such exception relates to research that may benefit public health.

THE US GOVERNMENT HAS acted to restrict indoor smoking in only 2 venues: aircraft and federal buildings. 1,2 The health risks of direct and indirect smoking are now well documented, 3–5 and a recent US surgeon general's report declared that there is no safe exposure to secondhand smoke.

6 InPresident Bill Clinton issued an executive order banning smoking in federal buildings. The following is a list of smoking bans in the United smoking bans and restrictions outside the United States, see the worldwide list of smoking bans.

The United States Congress has not attempted to enact any type of nationwide federal smoking ban. Therefore, smoking bans in the United States are entirely a product of first-level jurisdictional, local criminal, and.

Many state and city anti-smoking laws prohibit or limit smoking in multiunit buildings (typically those with more than three units), because secondhand smoke can easily migrate among units with shared walls and facilities. Some homeowners’ associations set restrictions on if and where residents—both owners and renters—can smoke.

For those who want help to quit smoking, officials recommend calling QUIT-NOW () toll-free to talk to a trained coach, or go to First published on July To prohibit smoking in federal buildings: hearings before the Subcommittee on Public Buildings and Grounds of the Committee on Public Works and Transportation, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, first session, on H.R.

Whether smoking within one's own unit and the resulting secondhand smoke rises to the level of a nuisance will depend greatly on the particular details, and, in some cases, the state or federal law.

A nuisance is an unreasonable, unwarranted or unlawful use of one’s property that invades the use and enjoyment of another’s property. authorities who would like to prohibit or restrict the smoking of marijuana on their property.

A: Below are a few basic considerations to keep in mind when implementing any smoke-free policy Clearly define “smoking” and related terms in any lease and rental agreements in buildings designated as No-Smoking or Non-Smoking. The Smoke-Free Federal Buildings Act (H.R.

) would prohibit smoking in and 25 feet around all facilities owned or leased by the federal government. Smoking sections would not be allowed inside a federal facility. InPresident Clinton issued an Executive Order prohibiting smoking in most federal workplaces. Comment: The rule is contrary to 5 U.S.C.E.O.

(banning smoking of tobacco products in all federal buildings except—see sec. 2(b)), which says the order does not extend to residential accommodation for persons involuntarily residing in a federal government building.

Some organizations state that no smoking is allowed anywhere in the building (local, state or federal regulations usually restrict this anyway), but will designate an outdoor area for smokers.

Other policies prohibit smoking on the premises and go so far as to ban the smell of smoke or tobacco products on persons in the office.tobacco products in federal buildings. Federal agencies were then required to enact policies to establish smoke-free environments for employees and visitors to federal facilities.

As it follows, 41 C.F.R. §prohibits smoking in the interior spaces of federal Size: 88KB.Smoking in Canada is banned in indoor public spaces, public transit facilities and workplaces (including restaurants, bars, and casinos), by all territories and provinces, and by the federal oflegislation banning smoking within each of these jurisdictions is mostly consistent, despite the separate development of legislation by each jurisdiction.