Bill That Bans Smoking On Patios and Other Outdoor Serving Areas to be Introduced Today by Montgomery County Council
A Bulletin was sent out by MoCo government yesterday stating that a bill that would ban smoking in outdoor serving areas such as patios, decks, and porches would be introduced today (10/2/18).
The bulletin also includes mention of a bill that would require any company that employs at least one person to pay Montgomery County’s minimum wage– $12 per hour.
More on the smoking ban here:
Bill 35-18, Health and Sanitation - Smoking- Outdoor Serving Areas would prohibit smoking in certain outdoor serving areas such as patios, decks or porches. The goal of this bill is to protect the health of residents. Councilmember Sidney Katz is the lead sponsor. Council President Hans Riemer and Councilmembers Marc Elrich and Craig Rice are cosponsors. A public hearing is tentatively scheduled for October 23 at 1:30 p.m. View the Council staff report for Bill 35-18 here.