TITLE 23
Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-20.10
Public Health and Workplace Safety Act

SECTION 23-20.10-6


§ 23-20.10-6 Where smoking not regulated.

(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter to the contrary, the following areas shall be exempt from the provisions of this chapter:

(1) Private residences, except when used as a licensed child care, adult day care or health care facility;

(2) Hotel and motel rooms that are rented to guests and are designated as smoking rooms; provided, however, that not more than fifty percent (50%) of rooms rented to guests in a hotel or motel may be so designated;

(3) Retail tobacco stores; provided that smoke from these places does not infiltrate into areas where smoking is prohibited under the provisions of this chapter;

(4) Private and semi-private rooms or designated areas in assisted living residences and nursing facilities as allowed by regulation of the department of health under chapters 17.4 and 17 of this title;

(5) Outdoor areas of places of employment, except those covered by the provisions of § 23-20.10-5;

(6) Any smoking bar as defined in § 23-20.10-2(15);

(7) [Deleted by P.L. 2005, ch. 22, § 1 and P.L. 2005, ch. 23, § 1].

(8) [Deleted by P.L. 2005, ch. 22, § 1 and P.L. 2005, ch. 23, § 1].

(b) The provisions of this chapter shall not apply to any stage performance provided that smoking is part of a theatrical production.

History of Section.
(P.L. 2004, ch. 198, § 2; P.L. 2004, ch. 209, § 2; P.L. 2005, ch. 22, § 1; P.L. 2005, ch. 23, § 1; P.L. 2008, ch. 475, § 62.)