Virginia Indoor Clean Air Act; smoking in certain public buildings prohibited, penalty. (SB468)

Introduced By

Sen. Ralph Northam (D-Norfolk)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Indoor Clean Air Act; smoking in public buildings prohibited; penalty.  Prohibits smoking in any building owned or leased by the Commonwealth or any agency thereof or any locality. The bill contains numerous technical amendments. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12
01/11/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12103159D
01/11/2012Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/30/2012Impact statement from DPB (SB468)
02/07/2012Reported from Local Government with substitute (11-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2012Committee substitute printed 12105263D-S1
02/09/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2012Read second time
02/10/2012Reading of substitute waived
02/10/2012Committee substitute agreed to 12105263D-S1
02/10/2012Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB468S1
02/13/2012Read third time and passed Senate (29-Y 11-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2012Placed on Calendar
02/17/2012Read first time
02/17/2012Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/20/2012Assigned GL sub: #3 ABC/Gaming
02/28/2012Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely
03/10/2012Left in General Laws


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 1 minute.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB164.