Sen. Terry Link
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AMENDMENT TO HOUSE BILL 3961
AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 3961 by replacing
everything after the enacting clause with the following:
If and only if Senate Bill 2202 of the 98th
General Assembly, as amended by House Amendment No. 1, becomes
law, then "An Act concerning higher education" (Senate Bill
2202 of the 98th General Assembly) is amended by changing
Section 15 as follows:
(S.B. 2202 98th G.A., Sec. 15)
Prohibitions on smoking.
(a) Beginning on July 1, 2015, smoking is prohibited on
each campus of a State-supported institution of higher
education. The prohibition set forth in this subsection (a)
shall not apply to any instance in which an individual is
or parked on
a campus in a vehicle that is
not owned by a State-supported institution of higher education.
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(b) An individual or campus subject to the smoking
prohibitions of this Act may not discriminate or retaliate in
any manner against a person for making a complaint of a
violation of this Act or furnishing information concerning a
violation to a person, campus, or governing authority.
(c) The prohibitions on smoking in this Act must be
communicated to all students and employees of State-supported
institutions of higher education on or before May 1, 2015 and
to each guest of a State-supported institution of higher
education upon request.
(d) Each State-supported institution of higher education
shall create and post on its Internet website a smoke-free
campus map indicating the locations where smoking is prohibited
under this Act.
This Act takes effect upon
becoming law or on the date Senate Bill 2202 of the 98th
General Assembly takes effect, whichever is later.".