HB 2422 Smoking; prohibited in restaurants, penalty.
H. Morgan Griffith | all patrons    ...    notes
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Summary as introduced:
Restaurants; smoking prohibited; penalties.  Prohibits smoking in restaurants in the Commonwealth unless a restaurant posts signs stating "Smoking Permitted" conspicuous to ordinary public view at each public entrance. Any person who continues to smoke in any prohibited area after having been asked to refrain from smoking shall be subject to a civil penalty of not more than $250 for the first offense, and $500 for a second offense; any subsequent offense shall be punishable as a Class 2 misdemeanor. Any proprietor of any restaurant who fails to comply with these restrictions shall be subject to a civil penalty of not more than $500 for the first offense and $1000 for a second offense; any subsequent offense shall be punishable as a Class 1 misdemeanor.

Full text:
01/09/07  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 075132308  pdf | impact statement
03/12/07  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2422ER)  pdf | impact statement

Amendments:
Senate amendments
Senate amendments rejected
Governor's recommendation
Governor's veto explanation

Status:
01/09/07  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 075132308
01/09/07  House: Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/12/07  House: Assigned GL sub: #3 ABC/Gaming (Gear)
01/30/07  House: Reported from General Laws (16-Y 6-N)
01/31/07  House: Read first time
02/01/07  House: Read second time
02/01/07  House: Pending question ordered
02/01/07  House: Engrossed by House
02/02/07  House: Read third time and passed House (74-Y 22-N)
02/02/07  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (74-Y 22-N)
02/02/07  House: Communicated to Senate
02/05/07  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/07  Senate: Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/15/07  Senate: Reported from Education and Health with amendment (11-Y 3-N 1-A)
02/16/07  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/16/07  Senate: VOTE: (39-Y 0-N)
02/19/07  Senate: Passed by for the day
02/20/07  Senate: Read third time
02/20/07  Senate: Passed by for the day
02/21/07  Senate: Read third time
02/21/07  Senate: Passed by for the day
02/22/07  Senate: Read third time
02/22/07  Senate: Reading of amendment waived
02/22/07  Senate: Committee amendment rejected
02/22/07  Senate: Amendments by Senator Bell withdrawn
02/22/07  Senate: Passed Senate (23-Y 17-N)
02/22/07  Senate: VOTE: (23-Y 17-N)
03/12/07  House: Enrolled
03/12/07  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2422ER)
03/12/07  Senate: Signed by President
03/13/07  House: Signed by Speaker
03/26/07  House: Governor's recommendation received by House
04/03/07  House: Placed on Calendar
04/04/07  House: Pending question ordered
04/04/07  House: House rejected Governor's recommendation (40-Y 59-N)
04/04/07  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (40-Y 59-N)
04/04/07  House: Communicated to Governor
04/10/07  Governor: Vetoed by Governor