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This report serves as a resource for developing laws that prohibit smoking in workplaces and public places and is a companion piece to the Prohibition of Smoking in all Workplaces and Public Places model ordinance. The report describes and justifies the various provisions in the Prohibition of Smoking in all Workplaces and Public Places model ordinance. The report elaborates on the places that should be covered by smoke-free laws and potential aspects of the law that may draw the most opposition. It also includes an appendix outlining the health hazards of secondhand smoke and a list of general references.
This report serves as a resource for developing smoke-free workplace laws and is a companion piece to the Prohibition of Smoking in all Workplaces and Public Places model ordinance. The report outlines potential amendments that could be made to weaken a smoke-free workplace law by creating exemptions or loopholes. Some examples from the report are hardship provisions, licensing fees, tax incentives, and private club exemptions. This report is periodically updated by Americans for Nonsmokers\' Rights, please contact the organization to ensure you have the most recent version of the document.
This ordinance prohibits the application of pesticides on municipally owned land and within the Halifax Regional Municipality or within 50 meters of any school, licensed day care center, park, playground, licensed senior citizens\' residence, university, church or hospital; exempts certain permitted pesticides from prohibitions and permits use of certain pesticides to be carried out to control or destroy plants or insects if such plants or insects constitute a danger for human beings or to control or destroy insects which have infested a property; requires notice in certain pesticide application situations; establishes a municipal pesticide registry for owners of property not wishing have pesticides on owned property until general pesticide prohibitions take effect; establishes certain requirements and procedures for pesticide application; and establishes penalties for violation of provisions.
This report serves as a resource for developing smoke-free indoor air laws and is a companion piece to the Prohibition of Smoking in all Workplaces and Public Places model ordinance. The report outlines common errors to avoid while developing and drafting an ordinance that prohibits smoking indoors. This report is periodically updated by Americans for Nonsmokers\' Rights, please contact the organization to ensure you have the most recent version of the document.
This ordinance states that every contract entered into by the County for the provision of reproductive health services shall require the provider to provide all County clients with comprehensive, non-directive reproductive health care information, including but not limited to family planning, birth control, pregnancy, and post-partum. In addition, any provider with a contract for services with the County shall only refer County clients seeking information regarding reproductive health services to a County provider that provides comprehensive, non-directive reproductive health care information.
The \'Healthier Choices, Healthier Kids\' ordinance promotes children\'s health by requiring all fast food restaurants within municipal boundaries to serve healthful sides and beverages as the default components of children\'s meals unless the customer affirmatively makes a different selection. The ordinance will support families seeking healthy choices for their children by ensuring that chain restaurants in the Municipality [name] provide children\'s meals that meet the Institute of Medicine\'s School Meal guidelines for child nutrition.
This act augments existing foster care placement practices to ensure educational consistency and contiguity of schooling for children enrolled in municipal foster care institutions. This act requires foster care placement professionals to take into account schooling stability when placing children in foster care environments.
This ordinance makes it unlawful for any person, firm, or corporation to propagate, cultivate, raise, or grow genetically modified organisms in Mendocino County.
This ordinance updates the City\'s Land Use code governing urban agriculture uses, including: allowing urban farms and community gardens in all zones; allowing all residents to be able to sell food grown on their property; recognizing Farmer\'s markets, allowing them in more areas of Seattle; allowing dedicated food production on rooftop greenhouses with a 15 foot exemption to height limits in a variety of higher density zones; improving the number of chickens allowed per lot from three to eight, with additional chickens allowed for large lots associated with community gardens and urban farms; and prohibiting new roosters and sets boundaries for chicken coops, ten feet away from primary residential structures.
The Jay Environmental Control and Improvement Ordinance is a comprehensive regulatory plan to protect and enhance the public health and environment of the Town of Jay and to prevent threats to health and the environment posed by the discharge of pollutants to air, water and land. The Ordinance prohibits certain activities that may adversely affect public health and the environment and regulates subdivisions, landfills, point source discharges into water and emissions of air contaminants through permits issued and enforced by the Planning Board. This edition contains ordinance amendments through the Twenty-Third Ordinance Amending the Jay Environmental Control and Improvement Ordinance, enacted April 27, 2009.