February 23, 2005





HOUSE BILL No. 1428

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DIGEST OF HB 1428 (Updated February 22, 2005 1:41 pm - DI 77)



Citations Affected: IC 16-41.

Synopsis: Public transportation smoking prohibition. Prohibits smoking in a public means of mass transportation, an enclosed area of a public mass transportation terminal or waiting area, or within 100 feet of an entrance to the public mass transportation terminal or waiting area.

Effective: July 1, 2005.





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    January 13, 2005, read first time and referred to Committee on Public Health.
    February 22, 2005, reported _ Do Pass.






February 23, 2005

First Regular Session 114th General Assembly (2005)


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HOUSE BILL No. 1428



    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning health.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: IC 16-41-37-4; (05)HB1428.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 16-41-37-4 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2005]: Sec. 4. A person who smokes:
        (1) in a public building, except in an area designated as a smoking area under section 5 of this chapter;
        (2) in the retail area of a grocery store or drug store that is designated as a nonsmoking area by the store's proprietor;
        (3) in the dining area of a restaurant that is designated and posted as the restaurant's nonsmoking area by the restaurant's proprietor; or
        (4) in a school bus during a school week or while the school bus is being used for a purpose described in section 2.3(3) of this chapter;
         (5) in a public means of mass transportation, including a train, an airplane, a taxicab, or a bus; or
        (6) in an enclosed area of a public mass transportation terminal or waiting area or within one hundred (100) feet of

an entrance to the public mass transportation terminal or waiting area;
commits a Class B infraction. However, the violation is a Class A infraction if the person has at least three (3) previous unrelated judgments for violating this section that are accrued within the twelve (12) months immediately preceding the violation.