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H.R. ( th): Ban on Smoking in Federal Buildings Act React to this bill with an emoji Save your opinion on this bill on a six-point scale from strongly oppose to strongly support. Get this from a library! H.R. , a bill to prohibit smoking in federal buildings: hearing before the Subcommittee on Public Buildings and Economic Development of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifth Congress, first session, Octo [United States. Congress. House. SPEAKERS CONTENTS INSERTS Page 1 TOP OF DOC 44–CC H.R. , A BILL TO PROHIBIT SMOKING IN FEDERAL BUILDINGS PLEASE NOTE: The following transcript is a portion of the official hearing record of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. Text of H.R. (th): Ban on Smoking in Federal as of Jul 8, (Introduced version). H.R. (th): Ban on Smoking in Federal Buildings Act.
accordingly, gsa will amend the federal property management regulations in the near future to reflect the new policy in this executive order. the general services administration has reviewed your bill, h.r. , to prohibit smoking in federal buildings. There is one summary for H.R Bill summaries are authored by CRS. 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. Defines "federal building" to mean any. SEC. 3. 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, except in . 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. However, effective J , designated.
Comments on H.R. With regard to H.R. , OSHA supports the objective of the bill, to protect Federal employees and the public from the hazards posed by second-hand tobacco smoke in Federal buildings. The overall intent of the legislation is consistent with OSHA's mission to assure safe and healthful working conditions. 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 In , President Bill Clinton issued an executive order banning smoking in federal buildings. 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. Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act [microform]: report together with dissenting views (to accompany H.R. ) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office) Book Bib ID.