Bill bans smoking near elementary schools - KLFY News 10

Bill bans smoking near elementary schools

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -Smoking would be banned within 200 feet of an elementary or secondary school in Louisiana, under a bill that received a 36-0 vote from the Senate.

The measure (Senate Bill 514) by Sen. David Heitmeier, D-New Orleans, heads next to the House for consideration. Violators would face a fine of $25 on a first offense, then $50 on a second offense and $100 on subsequent offenses.


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