February 12, 2007
Feb. 16 PUBLIC HEARING: Senate committee discusses statewide limits on workplace smoking
The hearing will begin at 9:30 a.m. in Room 175 of the Knight Law Center, 1515 Agate Street on the UO campus.
Three smoking limitation bills have been introduced this year in the Oregon senate.
Senate Bill 571, a comprehensive smoke-free workplace law was introduced by Sen. Bill Morrissette (D-Springfield). Senate Bill 354 also concerns workplace smoking and SB 419 expands the ban to include bars and taverns.
The committee is chaired by Sen. Ginny Burdick (D-Portland). Sen. Roger Beyer ( R-Molalla) is vice chair. The members are Jeff Kruse (R-Roseburg), Floyd Prozanski (D-Eugene) and Vicki Walker (D-Eugene.)