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Gov. Daniels To Sign Smoking Ban Bill

Posted On March 19, 2012
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Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels

(Indianapolis, Ind.) – Indiana governor Mitch Daniels is signing three major pieces of legislation Monday.

 

Daniels is holding a signing ceremony at 11:00 a.m. sign the statewide smoking ban bill, House Enrolled Act 1149, into law.

 

The law stopping smoking in most public places will go into effect July 1. Bars, casinos, veterans clubs, and cigar bars will be exempt.

 

Daniels is also signing three bills on local government reform.  HEA 1005 addresses conflicts of interest and nepotism in city, county, and township government.

 

HEA 1002 allows for local government reduction. HEA 1003 calls for the elimination of commissions, boards and committees.

 

A number of lawmakers who supported each piece of legislation are expected to be in attendance.

 

LINKS:

 

Ind. Legislature Passes Smoking Ban

 

House Passes Watered-Down Smoking Ban

 

Poll: 64% In SEI Want Smoking Ban

 

On 6th Try, Senate Passes Smoking Ban Bill

 

Senate Takes Up Smoking Tuesday

 

Smoking Ban Passes Senate Committee

 

House Passes Smoking Ban, 62-34

 

Bars Given 18 Months In Latest Smoking Ban Bill

 

Poll: 70% of Hoosiers Want Smoke Free Law

 

Bill Addresses Conflicts Of Interest, Nepotism