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AB 720 - Statewide Smoking Ban Amendments - Wisconsin Key Vote

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Title: Statewide Smoking Ban Amendments

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with Amdt 1 to SB 720 that redefines "substantial wall," which determines if an establishment qualifies as an "enclosed place" where smoking is prohibited.

Highlights:

-Amends the definition of "substantial wall" as follows:

    -Existing law: a wall with an opening that may be used to allow air in from the outside that is less than 25 percent of the wall's surface area; and -New law: a wall with no opening or with an opening that either does not allow air in from the outside or is less than 25 percent of the wall's surface area.
-Relies on the existing definition of "enclosed place" as a structure or area that has a roof and more than 2 substantial walls.

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NOTE: THIS IS A VOTE ON CONCURRENCE WITH THE AMENDMENT(S) PASSED BY THE PREVIOUS CHAMBER, RATHER THAN A VOTE ON THE ENTIRE BILL TEXT.

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