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      house Committees
      House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
      Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
      House Committee on House Administration
      House Committee on the Judiciary
      Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet
    IntroducedNovember 18th, 2009

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Title

Healthy Air for Federal Workers Act

Official Title

To prohibit smoking near executive, legislative, and judicial branch entryways.

Summary

Healthy Air for Federal Workers Act - Prohibits the smoking of tobacco products in any area outside of any federal executive, legislative, or judicial building which is within 25 feet of any of the building's entrances, exits, windows that open, or ventilation intakes that serve an enclosed area of the building where smoking is prohibited. Excludes the smoking of tobacco products which occurs solely for purposes of research on smoking conducted by an agency. Requires the Administrator of General Services, in conjunction with agency heads, regarding executive branch buildings, and the Director of the Administrative Office of the United States Courts, regarding judicial branch buildings, to inform all employees and visitors to such buildings about the smoke-free policy, educate employees about the dangers of exposure to secondhand smoke, and undertake necessary related activities.

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