H.P. 293 - L.D. 371
An Act to Encourage Smoke-free Hospitals in Maine
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:
Sec. 1. 22 MRSA §1580-B, sub-§2, as repealed and replaced by PL 1989, c. 878, Pt. G, §1, is amended to read:
2. Prohibition. Beginning November 16, 1989,
no a person may not smoke tobacco or any other substance in any enclosed area of any hospital, except as otherwise provided in this section that a hospital may establish an enclosed and adequately ventilated smoking area for patient use. Nothing in this subsection prohibits a hospital from designating the entire hospital campus, both buildings and grounds, as a nonsmoking area.
Sec. 2. 22 MRSA §1580-B, sub-§3, as amended by PL 1991, c. 501, is repealed.
Sec. 3. 22 MRSA §1580-B, sub-§4, as repealed and replaced by PL 1989, c. 878, Pt. G, §1, is repealed.
Effective September 21, 2001, unless otherwise indicated.
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